Definition of chartered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHärdərd/


[attributive] British
(Of an accountant, engineer, librarian, etc.) qualified as a member of a professional body that has a royal charter.
Example sentences
  • He is a mechanical engineer and a chartered accountant by qualification.
  • Lockhart has a considerable array of business skills at his disposal, having qualified as a chartered accountant and solicitor in Scotland.
  • Wilson, a qualified chartered accountant, was billed as an international insurance expert when he joined the Royal Bank's board in 1993.

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Syllabification: char·tered

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