1(of a company, college, city, or other body) founded or having its rights and privileges established by means of a charter.
- ‘a survey was sent to 100 or the largest chartered corporations’
- 1.1British (of an accountant, engineer, librarian, etc.) qualified as a member of a professional body that has a royal charter.certified, certificated, chartered, licensed, professional
2(of an aircraft, boat, or bus) having been rented for private use.
- ‘eighty journalists were flown in by chartered plane’
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