charter

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun a document giving special legal rights to a group
  • noun in the US, a formal document incorporating an organisation, company or educational institution

Banking

  • noun the action or business of hiring transport for a special purpose

Information & Library Science

  • noun an official document giving rights to a person, organisation or community

Law

  • noun a document from the Crown establishing a town, a corporation, a university or a company

Politics

  • noun a document from the head of state establishing a borough or a corporation or a university or a company, and giving it special rights
  • noun an official document containing a list of rights
  • noun a law that appears to allow or encourage something bad

Travel

  • noun the act of hiring transport for a special purpose.
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