unchartered

[ uhn-chahr-terd ]
/ ʌnˈtʃɑr tərd /

adjective

without a charter.
without regulation; lawless.

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Origin of unchartered

First recorded in 1795–1805; un-1 + charter + -ed2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH unchartered

uncharted, unchartered
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British Dictionary definitions for unchartered

unchartered
/ (ʌnˈtʃɑːtəd) /

adjective

not authorized by charter; unregulated
unauthorized, lawless, or irregular

usage for unchartered

Care should be taken not to use unchartered where uncharted is meant: uncharted (not unchartered) territory
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