charter

[ chahr-ter ]
/ ˈtʃɑr tər /

noun

verb (used with object)

adjective

Origin of charter

1200–50; Middle English chartre < Old French < Latin chartul(a) little paper (by assimilation), equivalent to chart(a) (see charta) + -ula -ule

OTHER WORDS FROM charter

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH charter

charted chartered
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British Dictionary definitions for chartered (1 of 2)

chartered
/ (ˈtʃɑːtəd) /

adjective

(of a professional person) having attained certain professional qualifications or standards and acquired membership of a particular professional body

British Dictionary definitions for chartered (2 of 2)

charter
/ (ˈtʃɑːtə) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived forms of charter

charterer, noun

Word Origin for charter

C13: from Old French chartre, from Latin chartula a little paper, from charta leaf of papyrus; see chart
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