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English definition of “chart”

chart

noun [C] (DRAWING)    /tʃɑːt/ US  /tʃɑːrt/
B2 a drawing that shows information in a simple way, often using lines and curves to show amounts: There is a chart on the classroom wall showing the relative heights of all the children. The sales chart shows a distinct decline in the past few months. the TV weather chartTables, graphs and diagrams a detailed map of an area of water: a naval chartNavigation and shipwrecksMaps and map-making
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