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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French charte, chartre, from Old French chartre, charte, from Latin chartula, diminutive of charta, with loss of the second -r- by dissimilation (or alternatively through influence from Latin charta). Ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs). Doublet of carte, a borrowing.

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charte f (plural chartes)

  1. charter

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Not to be confused with the obsolete chartre.

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