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charters, plural;
  1. Grant a charter to (a city, college, or other institution)
    • - the company was chartered in 1553
  2. Reserve (an aircraft, boat, or bus) for private use
    • - he chartered a plane to take him to Paris
  1. A written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power, by which an institution such as a company, college, or city is created and its rights and privileges defined

  2. A written constitution or description of an organization's functions

  3. The reservation of an aircraft, boat, or bus for private use
    • - a plane on charter to a multinational company
  4. An aircraft, boat, or bus that is reserved for private use

  5. A trip made by an aircraft, boat, or bus under charter
    • - he liked to see the boat sparkling clean before each charter

  1. a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  2. rent: hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
  3. grant a charter to
  4. a contract to hire or lease transportation
  5. lease: engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
  6. A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified. ...
  7. Chartering is an activity within the shipping industry. In some cases a charterer may own cargo and employ a shipbroker to find a ship to deliver the cargo for a certain price, called freight rate. Freight rates may be on a per-ton basis over a certain route (e.g. ...
  8. Bitstream Charter is a glyphic serif typeface designed by Matthew Carter in 1987 for Bitstream Inc., a digital type foundry. Bitstream Charter is a typeface optimized for printing on the low-resolution 300 dpi laser printers of the 1980s. ...
  9. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (also known as The Charter of Rights and Freedoms or simply the Charter, French: La Charte canadienne des droits et libertés) is a bill of rights entrenched in the Constitution of Canada. It forms the first part of the Constitution Act, 1982. ...
  10. (Chartered (professional)) A Chartered professional is a person who has gained a level of competence in a particular field of work and as such has been awarded a formal credential by an organization in recognition. ...
  11. Charters is a surname and may refer to : * Ann Charters (b. 1936), American professor of English * Charlie Charters (b. ...
  12. a document issued by some authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges; a similar document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc; a contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel, or space on a vessel; the temporary hiring ...
  13. (Charters) Also called charter boats.  Boats and crews to hire for a specific time for fishing.  Usually large lakes and oceans.
  14. Originally meant a flight where a shipper contracted hire of an aircraft from an air carrier, but has usually come to mean any non-scheduled commercial service.
  15. A formal statement of purpose or of legal, civil or political rights, for example the English Magna Carta (the Great Charter of 1215) or the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
  16. Official document, usually deed or grant of privilege.
  17. a document which outlines the conditions under which a colony is organized
  18. Government authorization to do business. A credit union or other financial institution must have a charter with a state or the federal government.
  19. the official document recognizing a chapter’s status by the national organization.
  20. The formal certificate issued by the Grand Chapter to new or reinstalled undergraduate chapters or alumni chapters. The charter contains the names of the undergraduates or alumni who formed the original group which petitioned the Grand Chapter for recognition as a chapter. ...
  21. To enter into a contract to hire a ship or other vessel. See charter party.
  22. The directive given to a Change Team, signed by the Executive Sponsor, specifying a Change Project’s aim, level of care, location, and population. It is the first page of the Change Project Form.
  23. A formal document issued by a sovereign entity delegating rights, power and outlining purpose, normally resulting in the creation of an organization or branch subordinate to the issuing sovereign
  24. The fundamental law of a municipality or other local government; analogous to a constitution.
  25. A document to describe and to launch a collaborative, establishing a common vision for the work, including: