Meaning of “chartered” in the English Dictionary

"chartered" in British English

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charteredadjective

uk /ˈtʃɑː.təd/ us /ˈtʃɑːr.tɚd/

chartered adjective (JOB)

UK (of people who do particular jobs) having successfully finished the necessary training and exams:

He's a chartered surveyor/accountant.

chartered adjective (RENTED)

[ before noun ] rented for a particular purpose:

a small chartered plane
They spent their annual holiday on a chartered yacht in the Caribbean.

(Definition of “chartered” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chartered" in Business English

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charteredadjective

uk /ˈtʃɑːtəd/ us

LAW a chartered organization has an official charter that allows it to operate:

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)