See also: cártel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

In the business sense, borrowed from German Kartell, first used by Eugen Richter in 1871 in the Reichstag. In the political sense, which was the vehicle for this metaphor, the English sense as the German sense was borrowed from French cartel in the sixteenth century, from Italian cartello, diminutive of carta (card, page), from Latin charta.

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NounEdit

cartel (plural cartels)

  1. (economics) A group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market.
    drug cartel
    car cartel
  2. (historical, politics) A combination of political groups (notably parties) for common action.
  3. (historical) A written letter of defiance or challenge.
  4. (historical, law) An official agreement concerning the exchange of prisoners.
  5. (historical, nautical) A ship used to negotiate with an enemy in time of war, and to exchange prisoners.

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  • Spanish: cártel

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian cartello, diminutive of carta, from Latin carta. Related to English card.

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NounEdit

cartel m (plural cartels)

  1. a cartel

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cartel.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cartel m (plural cartéis)

  1. (economics) cartel (a group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ cartel” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ cartel” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French cartel.

NounEdit

cartel n (plural carteluri)

  1. cartel

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaɾˈtel/ [kaɾˈt̪el]
  • Rhymes: -el
  • Hyphenation: car‧tel

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Occitan cartel or Catalan cartell.

NounEdit

cartel m (plural carteles)

  1. poster, placard, bill, banner
    Coordinate terms: letrero, placa, señal
  2. lineup, billing
    • 2020 January 16, “El Festival Sónar anuncia a The Chemical Brothers, Arca, The Blaze, Richie Hawtin y Laurent Garnier”, in La Vanguardia[1]:
      El 27 Festival Sónar de Barcelona, que volverá a celebrarse en sus fechas habituales este junio en los recintos de Montjuïc y Gran Via de Fira de Barcelona, ha anunciado este jueves su cartel con la presencia de artistas como The Chemical Brothers, Arca, The Blaze, Richie Hawtin y Laurent Garnier, entre un centenar de espectáculos.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. the "now-showing" board in a cinema or playhouse
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English cartel, itself borrowed from German Kartell.

NounEdit

cartel m (plural carteles)

  1. cartel (group of businesses that collude to limit competition)
  2. criminal organization, mafia, mob
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