chartered bank


noun Canadian.

a private bank operating under authorization by the federal government of Canada.

Nearby words

  1. charter of rights,
  2. charter party,
  3. charter school,
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  5. chartered accountant,
  6. chartered club,
  7. chartered engineer,
  8. chartered librarian,
  9. chartered surveyor,
  10. chartered teacher

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British Dictionary definitions for chartered bank

chartered bank

noun

Canadian a privately owned bank that has been incorporated by Parliament to operate in the commercial banking system
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