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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
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. A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.
5. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To establish by charter.
2. To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See party, under Charter, n.
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