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1. An official pass or permit, especially one for crossing national boundaries.
2. A book of postage stamps.

[French, notebook, carnet, from Old French quernet, pocket notebook, from quaer, quire; see quire1.]
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1. (Law)
a. a customs licence authorizing the temporary importation of a motor vehicle
b. an official document permitting motorists to cross certain frontiers
2. a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc
[French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire1]
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