charter

See also: Charter and chárter

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English charter, chartre, borrowed from Old French chartre, from Latin chartula (diminutive of charta). See chart. Doublet of chartula.

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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 (legal contract).
  6. A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.
  7. (Britain, derogatory, in a noun phrase with another noun which is either an agent or action) a provision whose unintended consequence would be to encourage an undesirable activity

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charter (not comparable)

  1. Leased or hired.

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charter (third-person singular simple present charters, present participle chartering, simple past and past participle chartered)

  1. (transitive) To grant or establish a charter.
  2. (transitive) To lease or hire something by charter.
  3. (transitive, Canada, law) (of a peace officer) To inform (an arrestee) of their constitutional rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms upon arrest.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English charter.

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charter m (plural charters)

  1. a charter flight
  2. a charter plane
  3. a charter pilot

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English charter.

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charter m (invariable)

  1. Charter plane or flight

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charter (invariable)

  1. charter (attributive)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English charter.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃarteɾ/, [ˈt͡ʃart̪eɾ]

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charter m (plural charteres)

  1. A shuttlebus