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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) Minority language : European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
2) The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School , also known as PA Cyber , is a public virtual Charter school based out of Midland , Pennsylvania
3) On 15 August 1327 it got its town Charter from Louis II , Bishop of Münster
4) 1214 - University of Oxford receives its Charter
5) The Royal College of Physicians of London was the first medical group in England to receive a Royal Charter
6) King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties , one of the first examples of a constitution
7) Those who violated the Charter were labeled pirates as early as 1603
8) We shall go on together to the nearest settlement, and there we will Charter a boat and sail back down the coast for the treasure and so transport it easily.
9) In 1222 , Cordes received its Charter to become a `` bastide ' -LRB- fortified town -RRB- from the Count of Toulouse
10) We’ll Charter a schooner at Dover and cross over during the night.
11) July - Columbia University founded as Kings College by royal Charter of King George II of England
12) 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.
13) Inverbervie appears in written history at least as far back as the 12th century AD ; in a document relating to Arbroath Abbey , Simon of Inverbervie is noted as having witnessed a Charter transferring the lands of Balfeith to the Abbey
14) The vast majority of the routes served are within Europe , although there are some Charter and scheduled routes to destinations in Northern Africa and Asia
15) We shall go on together to the nearest settlement, and there we will Charter a boat and sail back down the coast for the treasure and so transport it easily.
16) 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
17) 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.
18) Established in 1945 by the UN Charter , the Court began work in 1946 as the successor to the Permanent Court of International Justice
19) Chauvelin, on the other hand, would post to Dover, Charter a vessel there, and undoubtedly reach Calais much about the same time.
20) Rutherglen remains the oldest royal burgh in Scotland , having received the status of Royal Burgh in 1126 by Royal Charter from King David I of Scotland who ruled from 1124 to 1153
21) The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies , other languages have been officially recognized as legitimate autochthonous -LRB- regional -RRB- languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
22) June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal Charter for the colony of Georgia
23) We’ll Charter a schooner at Dover and cross over during the night.
24) 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
25) 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
26) April 5 -- Founding Charter of the British Museum
27) 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
28) The cathedral has the name of Ecclesia Christi Cathedralis Oxoniensis , given to it by King Henry VIIIs foundation Charter
29) YES Prep Public Schools , a network of Charter schools in Houston , Texas , United States
30) 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