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Meaning of charter by Wiktionary Dictionary

charter


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    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɑː( r )tə( r )

    Etymology

    From Old French chartre, from Latin chartula ( diminutif of charta ) .

    Noun

    charter ( plural: charters )

    1. a document issued by some authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges
    2. a similar document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc
    3. a contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel, or space on a vessel
    4. the temporary hiring or leasing of a vehicle
    5. a deed

    Adjective

    charter ( not comparable )

    1. leased or hired

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Explanation of charter by Wordnet Dictionary

charter


    Verb
    1. engage for service under a term of contract

    2. grant a charter to

    3. hold under a lease or rental agreement

    Noun
    1. a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights

    2. a contract to hire or lease transportation