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"chart" in British English

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chartnoun [C]

uk   /tʃɑːt/  us   /tʃɑːrt/
  • chart noun [C] (DRAWING)

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 chart
a detailed map of an area of water: a naval chart

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chartverb

uk   /tʃɑːt/  us   /tʃɑːrt/
(Definition of chart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chart" in American English

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chartnoun [C]

 us   /tʃɑrt/
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.

chartverb [T]

 us   /tʃɑrt/
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)

"chart" in Business English

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chartnoun [C]

uk   us   /tʃɑːt/
GRAPHS & CHARTS a drawing that shows information in a simple way, often using lines and curves to show amounts: a chart shows/illustrates sth The sales chart shows a distinct decline in the past few months. I'd like everyone to mark their progress on the chart every week.
off the charts informal
at a very high level: House prices are so off the charts there that university professors can't even afford to buy.
extremely popular or successful: The new restaurant is totally off the charts.

chartverb [T]

uk   us   /tʃɑːt/
GRAPHS & CHARTS to show something on a chart: We need some sort of graph on which we can chart our progress.
to watch something with careful attention or to record something in detail: A study has just been started to chart the effects of climate change in this area.
to arrange a plan of action: The regional managers are meeting to chart next year's sales campaign.
(Definition of chart from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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