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Charter

noun

1) A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.

2) An instrument in writing, from the sovereign power of a state or country, executed in due form, bestowing rights, franchises, or privileges.

3) An act of a legislative body creating a municipal or other corporation and defining its powers and privileges. Also, an instrument in writing from the constituted authorities of an order or society (as the Freemasons), creating a lodge and defining its powers.

4) A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.

5) The letting or hiring a vessel by special contract, or the contract or instrument whereby a vessel is hired or let; as, a ship is offered for sale or charter. See Charter party, below.

v. t.

1) To establish by charter.

2) To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See Charter party, under Charter, n.

Example Sentences for

Charter

1) Some treaties , notably the UN Charter (1945) Article 2 , and some other articles in the Charter , seek to curtail the right of member states to declare war ; as does the older Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928 for those nations who ratified it
2) He had also cabled his bankers for funds, and the enforced wait of a month, under which both chafed, was due to their inability to Charter a vessel for the return to Tarzan’s jungle after the treasure.
3) We’ll Charter a schooner at Dover and cross over during the night.
4) Minority language : European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
5) As one of the few access points to the ocean along this stretch of coast , Oregon Inlet is a major departure point for Charter fishing trips , with a nearby harbor serving as the base for many large boats that travel miles out towards the Gulf Stream almost every day
6) It was originally created as the College of Physicians by royal Charter of King Henry VIII in 1518
7) The town was granted a Royal Charter in 1450 , making the Town of Strathaven a burgh of barony
8) Chauvelin, on the other hand, would post to Dover, Charter a vessel there, and undoubtedly reach Calais much about the same time.
9) We’ll Charter a schooner at Dover and cross over during the night.
10) Those who violated the Charter were labeled pirates as early as 1603
11) The Cleveland Browns started playing in 1946 as a Charter member of the All-America Football Conference and joined the NFL in 1950 after the AAFC folded
12) The Royal College of Physicians of London was founded in 1518 as the College of Physicians -LRB- it acquired the `` Royal ' prefix in 1674 -RRB- by royal Charter of King Henry VIII in 1518 - the first medical institution in England to receive a royal Charter
13) April 5 -- Founding Charter of the British Museum
14) The Charter of the United Nations
15) The cathedral has the name of Ecclesia Christi Cathedralis Oxoniensis , given to it by King Henry VIIIs foundation Charter
16) 1945 - The United Nations Charter is signed
17) On 15 August 1327 it received its town Charter from Louis II , Bishop of Münster
18) On 15 August 1327 it got its town Charter from Louis II , Bishop of Münster
19) King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties , one of the first examples of a constitution
20) YES Prep Public Schools , a network of Charter schools in Houston , Texas , United States
21) The Royal College of Physicians of London was the first medical group in England to receive a Royal Charter
22) Established in 1945 by the UN Charter , the Court began work in 1946 as the successor to the Permanent Court of International Justice
23) Pitt evolved into the Western University of Pennsylvania with an alteration to its Charter in 1819 , and upon relocating to its current campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 1908 , the school received its current moniker , the University of Pittsburgh
24) Three of the seven Charter members , Alabama -- Huntsville , Bemidji State , and Findlay , had recently moved up from Division II , while Air Force , Army , and Niagara were formerly independent
25) The town has was granted a Royal Charter in 1450 , making the Town of Strathaven a Burgh of Barony
26) These are the main settlements in Northamptonshire with a town Charter , a population over 5,000 , or which are otherwise notable
27) June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal Charter for the colony of Georgia
28) 1214 - University of Oxford receives its Charter
29) July - Columbia University founded as Kings College by royal Charter of King George II of England
30) The IOC has since become the governing body of the Olympic Movement , whose structure and actions are defined by the Olympic Charter