Focus on the pronunciation of charter
English definition of “charter”
› [C] GOVERNMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a formal statement of the rights of a country's people, or a particular social group, which is agreed by or demanded from a government, etc.: Education is one of the basic human rights written into the United Nations Charter.
› [C] a statement of the aims and values of an organization, etc.: The city charter and state law require the city to enact a balanced budget before April 1.
› [C] LAW in the US, an official document that shows that a company has been formed legally and that controls how it operates: Commercial banks with a national charter are supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
› [U] TRANSPORT the renting of a plane or ship: a charter flight a major charter operator → See also bareboat charter, citizen's charter, time charter, voyage charter