charter

01. The Tacoma team [chartered] a bus to take them to the tournament in Seattle.
02. We got a really good deal on a [charter] flight to Spain last fall.
03. The Red Cross has [chartered] a number of planes to carry food and medical supplies to the region.
04. According to the United Nations [Charter], everyone has the right to a fair trial.
05. My friends and I got together, and [chartered] a bus to take us to Mount Washington for a weekend of skiing.
06. If you get in on a [charter], the cost of your flight will be much lower.
07. They took a [charter] boat up the Ganges River for three days while they were travelling in India.
08. Most countries have signed the International [Charter] of Rights, but not all of those countries actually follow what it says.
09. My brother and his wife went on a wonderful [chartered] cruise down the Nile River last year.
10. Instead of everyone taking their own car, we have decided to [charter] a bus for the parents and players to go up island for the hockey tournament.
11. In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organization to draw up the United Nations' [Charter].
12. A destination for [charter] flights from the Continent is Luton, the smallest of London's airports.
13. In 1681, the King of England signed a [charter] giving the region of Pennsylvania to William Penn as payment for a debt.

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  • charter — char·ter 1 n [Old French chartre letter, formal document, from Late Latin chartula, from Latin, diminutive of charta sheet of papyrus] 1 a: a grant or guarantee of rights, powers, or privileges from an authority or agency of a state or country a… …   Law dictionary

  • Charter 08 — Traditional Chinese 零八憲章 Simplified Chinese …   Wikipedia

  • charter — [ ʃartɛr ] n. m. • v. 1950; mot angl., de to charter « affréter » ♦ Anglic. Avion affrété. Le terme français est avion nolisé. Compagnie de charters, louant des avions pour un vol (le prix des places étant plus bas, du fait de l occupation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Charter — Char ter, n. [OF. chartre, F. chartre, charte, fr. L. chartula a little paper, dim. of charta. See {Chart}, {Card}.] 1. A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charter — CHÁRTER, chartere, s.n. 1. Tip de contract de transport naval sau aerian deosebit de cursele regulate, organizat în funcţie de necesităţi. 2. Avion sau navă care circulă conform unui charter (1). [pr.: ceártăr] – Din engl. charter. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Charter 97 — is a declaration calling for democracy in Belarus and a human rights group taking its inspiration from the declaration. The document whose title deliberately echoes the Czechoslovak human rights declaration Charter 77 twenty years earlier was… …   Wikipedia

  • chárter — 1. ‘[Vuelo] fletado al margen de los vuelos regulares’ y ‘[autobús] contratado al margen de los servicios regulares’. Es voz tomada del inglés charter, que en español debe escribirse con tilde por ser palabra llana acabada en r (→ tilde2, 1.1.2) …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Charter — Char ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chartered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chartering}.] 1. To establish by charter. [1913 Webster] 2. To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See {Charter party}, under {Charter}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charter — Charter: Das Fremdwort für »Urkunde; Freibrief; Frachtvertrag« wurde im 19. Jh. aus gleichbed. engl. charter entlehnt. Dies geht über afrz. chartre auf lat. chartula »kleine Schrift, Briefchen« zurück, eine Verkleinerungsform von charta (vgl. den …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • charter — [chärt′ər] n. [ME chartre < OFr < L chartula, dim. of charta: see CARD1] 1. a franchise or written grant of specified rights made by a government or ruler to a person, corporation, etc. 2. a) a document setting forth the aims and principles …   English World dictionary

  • charter — |chártèr| s. m. Ver chárter. • Plural: charters.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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