carnet

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From French carnet (notebook), from Middle French quernet (group of four sheets)

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carnet (plural carnets)

  1. (law) A customs document that allows the temporary duty-free importation of a particular article
    • 2003, Jim Hudgens et al., The Rough Guide to West Africa[1], ISBN 1843531186, page 20:
      If you plan to sell your car, of course, a carnet is the last thing you need: if the vehicle isn't correctly stamped in and out of each country you'll lose your deposit.
  2. A collection of travel tickets in the form of a booklet that is sold at a discount
    • If you think you're going to use more than ten single trip tickets within Zone 1 in a twelve month period, you can buy a carnet of ten tickets for £17 - your cost per journey reduces from £2 down to £1.70.

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From a diminutive of Old French quaern, quaer. See cahier

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carnet m (plural carnets)

  1. booklet, notebook

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carnet m (plural carnets)

  1. identification card, identification badge

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