à la carte

adverb or adjective \ ˌä-lə-ˈkärt , ˌa-lə- \
variants: or less commonly a la carte

Definition of à la carte

:according to a menu or list that prices items separately

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Origin and Etymology of à la carte

French, by the bill of fare


À LA CARTE Defined for English Language Learners

à la carte

adverb

Definition of à la carte for English Language Learners

  • : with a separate price for each item on the menu


À LA CARTE Defined for Kids

à la carte

adverb or adjective \ ˌä-lə-ˈkärt , ˌa-lə- \

Definition of à la carte for Students

:with a separate price for each item on the menu
  • an à la carte dinner

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