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English definition of “chart”

chart

verb (SHOW/FOLLOW)    /tʃɑːt/ US  /tʃɑːrt/
[T] to show something on a chart: We need some sort of graph on which we can chart our progress . The map charts the course of the river where it splits into two.Tables, graphs and diagramsMaps and map-making [T] to watch something with careful attention or to record something in detail : A global study has just been started to chart the effects of climate change .Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptiveWriting and typing [T] mainly US to arrange a plan of action : The local branch of the party is meeting to chart their election campaign .Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of chart verb (SHOW/FOLLOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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