Definition of chartered in English:


Pronunciation /ˈCHärdərd/ /ˈtʃɑrdərd/

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  • 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. 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’