English - Vietnamese Dictionary
charter /'tʃɑ:tə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- hiến chương
- International Educators' Charter: hiến chương nhà giáo quốc tế
- the Great Charter: đại hiến chương nước Anh (15 6 1215)
- sự thuê tàu; hợp đồng thuê tàu
- ngoại động từ
- thuê mướn (tàu biển); (thông tục) xe cộ
- to charter a ship: thuê tàu
- to charter a bus: thuê xe buýt
+a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
+a contract to hire or lease transportation
+hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
+grant a charter to
+engage for service under a term of contract
Advanced English Dictionary
1 document, contract, compact, agreement, covenant:
This year we again commemorate the signing of the United Nations charter.
2 permit, permission, licence or US license, authority, franchise, right, privilege, concession:
He was given an exclusive charter to export furs in 1679.
3 lease, contract:
We have the yacht under charter for the summer.
4 license, authorize, document, commission, approve, certify, franchise, qualify; recognize:
He is a chartered accountant, she a chartered surveyor.
5 let, lease, rent, hire, engage, contract:
I chartered the sloop for three weeks.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a written statement describing the rights that a particular group of people should have: the European Union's Social Charter of workers' rights + a rail passenger's charter + a charter of rights for people with disabilities
2 [C] a written statement of the principles and aims of an organization
the United Nations Charter
3 [C] an official document stating that a ruler or government allows a new organization, town or university to be established and gives it particular rights and privileges: The Royal College received its charter as a university in 1967. + Certain towns were allowed to hold weekly markets, by royal charter.
4 [sing.] ~ (for sth) (BrE) a law or policy that seems likely to help criminals: The new law will be a charter for unscrupulous financial advisers. + a blackmailer's charter
5 [U] the hiring of a plane, boat, etc: a yacht available for charter
+ verb [VN]
1 to hire/rent a plane, boat, etc. for your own use: a chartered plane + They flew to Athens and then chartered a boat to the island.
2 to state officially that a new organization, town or university has been established and has special rights and privileges
1 official written statement of principles, rights, etc.
draft | founding | environmental, social | national, UN/United Nations | citizens', patients', etc.
VERB + CHARTER
draw up | sign
CHARTER + VERB
set sth out
The charter clearly sets out children's rights.
a national charter for the protection of animals
| ~ of
a charter of workers' rights
2 document giving rights to a town/an organization
VERB + CHARTER
give sb/sth, grant sb/sth, issue | sign | apply for | receive | revoke
They were given this right by royal charter.
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