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char·ter

 (chär′tər)
n.
1. A document issued by a sovereign, legislature, or other authority, creating a public or private corporation, such as a city, college, or bank, and defining its privileges and purposes.
2. A written grant from the sovereign power of a country conferring certain rights and privileges on a person, a corporation, or the people: A royal charter exempted the Massachusetts colony from direct interference by the Crown.
3. A document outlining the principles, functions, and organization of a corporate body; a constitution: the city charter.
4. An authorization from a central organization to establish a local branch or chapter.
5. Special privilege or immunity.
6.
a. A contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel or space on a vessel.
b. The hiring or leasing of an aircraft, vessel, or other vehicle, especially for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.
7. A written instrument given as evidence of agreement, transfer, or contract; a deed.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an arrangement in which transportation is leased by a group of travelers for their exclusive, temporary use.
tr.v. char·tered, char·ter·ing, char·ters
1. To grant a charter to; establish by charter.
2. To hire or lease by charter: charter an oil tanker.
3. To hire (a bus or airplane, for example) for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.

[Middle English chartre, from Old French, from Latin chartula, diminutive of charta, paper made from papyrus; see card1.]

char′ter·er n.

chartered

(ˈtʃɑːtəd)
adj
(Professions) (of a professional person) having attained certain professional qualifications or standards and acquired membership of a particular professional body
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chartered - hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers; "a chartered plane"; "the chartered buses arrived on time"
unchartered - not chartered
Translations

chartered

[ˈtʃɑːtəd] ADJ [surveyor] → colegiado; [librarian] → diplomado (con un mínimo de dos años de experiencia); [company] → legalmente constituido
chartered accountant (Brit, Canada) → censor(a) m/f jurado/a de cuentas, contador(a) m/f público/a (LAm)
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the butt of his friends, the chartered oracle of the barrooms, even in whose wretched vanity there was always the haunting suspicion that he was despised and scorned; he, who had dared so much in speech, and achieved so little in fact
So I CHARTERED the raft and the crew and took all the responsibilities on myself.
The old steam ferry- boat was chartered for the occasion; presently the gay throng filed up the main street laden with provision- baskets.
They had been the settlers of thirteen separate and distinct English colonies, along the margin of the shore of the North American Continent; contiguously situated, but chartered by adventurers of characters variously diversified, including sectarians, religious and political, of all the classes which for the two preceding centuries had agitated and divided the people of the British islands--and with them were intermingled the descendants of Hollanders, Swedes, Germans, and French fugitives from the persecution of the revoker of the Edict of Nantes.
A list of the cases in which Congress have been betrayed, or forced by the defects of the Confederation, into violations of their chartered authorities, would not a little surprise those who have paid no attention to the subject; and would be no inconsiderable argument in favor of the new Constitution, which seems to have provided no less studiously for the lesser, than the more obvious and striking defects of the old.
From the serfs of the Middle Ages sprang the chartered burghers of the earliest towns.
had been chartered by a syndicate of wealthy manufacturers, equipped with a laboratory and a staff of scientists, and sent out to search for some natural product which the manufacturers who footed the bills had been importing from South America at an enormous cost.
During this passage, Felton related everything to Milady--how, instead of going to London, he had chartered the little vessel; how he had returned; how he had scaled the wall by fastening cramps in the interstices of the stones, as he ascended, to give him foothold; and how, when he had reached the bars, he fastened his ladder.
It has, in fact, as far as its chartered powers permit, followed out the splendid scheme contemplated by Mr.
The duke's attendants, since the previous evening, had traveled in advance, and now chartered a boat, for the purpose of joining the yacht, which had been tacking about in sight, or bore broadside on, whenever it felt its white wings wearied, within cannon-shot of the jetty.
A still more formidable opposition was organized in the Hudson's Bay Company, chartered by Charles II.
I understood very well why, when he told me that he had joined in the Clyde a small steamer chartered by a relative of his, "a very wealthy man," he observed (probably Lord X, I thought), to carry arms and other supplies to the Carlist army.

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