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Noun
A written grant by the sovereign or legislative power of a country, by which a body such as a borough, company, or university is created or its rights and privileges defined
“In 1662, the Society was granted its charter by Charles II.”
Noun
A written constitution or description of an organization's functions
“Has a new phase begun, one in which we will see the organization actually take on the decisive role that its charter sets out for it?”
Noun
A formal document granting or demanding certain rights or liberties
“In Britain, city status is granted by royal charter.”
Noun
The hiring of an aircraft, ship, or motor vehicle for a special purpose
Verb
To lease or hire by charter
“He said importers could charter ships with their own cranes on board at short notice.”
Verb
To grant a charter to
“The council is chartered to promote the understanding of British culture throughout the world.”
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