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English definition of “chart”

chart

noun [C]  /tʃɑrt/ us  
a way of presenting information, usually by putting it into vertical rows and boxes on a sheet of paper, so it can be easily understood: The chart shows a top-down communication model.

chart

verb [T]  /tʃɑrt/ us  
to record changes in something or the progress of something: The magazine charts current trends in fashion. Someone who charts a series of actions plans them: The president plans to chart a new economic policy.
(Definition of chart from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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