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Definition of charter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they charter
    he / she / it charters
    past simple chartered
    -ing form chartering
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  1. 1charter something to rent a plane, boat, etc. for your own use a chartered plane They flew to Athens and then chartered a boat to the island.
  2. 2charter something to state officially that a new organization, town, or university has been established and has special rights
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: charter