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charter

[ chahr-ter ]
/ ˈtʃɑr tər /
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noun
verb (used with object)
adjective
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Origin of charter

First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English chartre from Old French from Latin chartul(a) “little paper,” equivalent to chart(a) (see charta) + -ula -ule

synonym study for charter

9. See hire.

OTHER WORDS FROM charter

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH charter

charted, chartered
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British Dictionary definitions for charter

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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