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English definition of “government-chartered”

government-chartered

adjective     /ˌɡʌv.ən.məntˈtʃɑː.təd/ US  /-ɚn.məntˈtʃɑːr.t̬ɚd/
relating to companies and other organizations that work with special permission from their government : Overseas Private Investment Corp . is a US government-chartered corporation that provides guarantees and insurance to US companies investing in developing countries .Ruling and governing
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