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carte blanche Tweet Definition of carte blanche Like Definition of carte blanche on Facebook
noun (plural cartes blanches)
  1. Unrestricted power to act at one's own discretion; unconditional authority
They gave the contractor to modernize the kitchen.
     
casus belli Tweet Definition of casus belli Like Definition of casus belli on Facebook
noun 
  1. An act seen as justifying or causing a war.
     
central Tweet Definition of central Like Definition of central on Facebook
adjective 
  1. being in the centre
  2. being the most important
  3. having or containing the centre of something
     
cure Tweet Definition of cure Like Definition of cure on Facebook
noun 
  1. a method, device or medication that restores good health
  2. a solution to a problem
verb (cur, ing)
  1. to restore to good health
  2. to relieve from a disease or its ill effects
  3. to preserve
     
curriculum vitae Tweet Definition of curriculum vitae Like Definition of curriculum vitae on Facebook
noun 
  1. A written account of one's life comprising one's education, accomplishments, work experience, publications, etc.; especially, one used to apply for a job. Abbreviation: CV
  2. A detailed written account of one's education and experience used to seek positions in academic or educational environments, typically including academic credentials, publications, courses taught, etc.
     

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