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English definition of “chartered”


LAW a chartered organization has an official charter that allows it to operate: a chartered bank/company/organization
having the necessary qualifications to do a particular job: a chartered surveyor
TRANSPORT rented for a particular purpose: a small chartered plane
(Definition of chartered from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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