A written grant by the sovereign or legislative power of a country, by which a body such as a borough, company, or university is created or its rights and privileges defined
the company is operating under Royal charter
Grant a charter to (a city, university, or other body)
A document which (although not legally enforceable) details action and principles for environmental protection and sustainable development agreed at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, June 1992; (also) any similar document containing recommendations for environmental protection.
To hire (a ship or aircraft) for a fixed period by means of a time charter.
A charter securing the use of a ship or aircraft for a fixed period of time.
(In the UK) an award granted to institutions for exceptional public service under the terms of the Citizen’s Charter
A deed between a shipowner and a trader for the hire of a ship and the delivery of cargo
Another name for Magna Carta.
A document establishing or dealing with policy on social matters such as workers' rights and welfare; specifically a charter signed by eleven European Union member states in 1989, which later formed the basis of the Maastricht Treaty's social chapter.
A flight by an aircraft chartered for a specific journey, not part of an airline’s regular schedule
An original or founding member of a society or organization
(In North America) a publicly funded independent school established by teachers, parents, or community groups under the terms of a charter with a local or national authority
A declaration of eight common principles in international relations drawn up by Churchill and Roosevelt in August 1941, which provided the ideological basis for the United Nations organization
A document setting out the rights of citizens, especially a British government document of 1991 that guaranteed citizens the right of redress on occasions where a public service failed to meet certain standards
A school established by the Charter Society (founded for that purpose in 1733) to provide a Protestant education to poor Catholics in Ireland
(A charter containing) a clause by which a feudal superior renews a former grant (now specifically with an alteration or correction). Also as charter (clause,etc.) of novodamus.