charter

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈtʃɑːtə/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈtʃɑɹɾɚ/

Noun[change]

Singular
charter

Plural
charters

  1. A charter is a document issued an authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges.
  2. A charter is a contract to temporarily lease a vehicle.


Verb=[change]

Plain form
charter

Third-person singular
charters

Past tense
chartered

Past participle
chartered

Present participle
chartering

  1. (transitive) If you charter, you grant or establish a charter.
  2. (transitive) If you charter someone or something, you lease or hire them for a short period of time.