charter party

Origin of charter party

First recorded in 1530–40
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British Dictionary definitions for charterparty

charterparty

noun plural -parties
  1. maritime law an agreement for the hire of all or part of a ship for a specified voyage or period of time
  2. an individual or group that charters a ship, etc
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