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English definition of “government-chartered”

government-chartered

adjective /ˌɡʌvənməntˈtʃɑːtəd/ US   /-ɚnməntˈtʃɑːrṱə˞d/ GOVERNMENT
relating to companies and other organizations that work with special permission from their government: The company is a US government-chartered corporation which provides guarantees and insurance to US companies investing in developing countries.
(Definition of government-chartered adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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