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"chartered" in British English

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charteredadjective

uk   /ˈtʃɑː.təd/  us   /ˈtʃɑːr.tɚd/
  • chartered adjective (JOB)

UK (of ​people who do ​particularjobs) having ​successfullyfinished the ​necessarytraining and ​exams: He's a chartered surveyor/​accountant.
  • chartered adjective (RENTED)

[before noun] rented for a ​particularpurpose: a ​small chartered ​plane They ​spenttheirannualholiday 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   us   /ˈtʃɑːtəd/
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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