Pronunciation: (kärt' blanch', blänch'; Fr. kart blänsh'),[key] —pl.cartes blanchesPronunciation: (kärts' blanch', blänch'; Fr. kart blänsh').[key] 1. unconditional authority; full discretionary power.
2. a sheet of paper that is blank except for a signature and given by the signer to another person to write in what he or she pleases.
3. Cards.a hand having no face card but with a special scoring value, as in piquet.