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EtymologyEdit

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

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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.
    • Shakespeare
      My mother, / Who has a charter to extol her blood, / When she does praise me, grieves me.

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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.

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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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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)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English charter.

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charter m (plural charteres)

  1. A shuttlebus