Definitions

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  • v. To charter again
  • v. To grant a second charter
  • n. A second, or renewed charter

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A second charter; a renewal of a charter.
  • transitive v. To charter again or anew; to grant a second or another charter to.

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Examples

  • So much so that at the start of his second term in 1832, he vetoed a recharter of the Second Bank of the U.S., retired all federal debt, and started the so-called Free Banking Era, in which every bank in the U.S. was chartered and regulated by the states.

    Of Debt and Taxes

  • Among the items on display here are a copy of the message Jackson sent to the Senate vetoing the recharter of the federal bank and a cartoon of Jackson wielding a broken veto stick.

    Of Debt and Taxes

  • He attacked the bank for requesting a recharter while opposing the kind of scrutiny needed to justify voting for it.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • In 1832, when the congressional sponsors of the Second Bank passed an act to recharter the institution, Jackson vetoed the bill.

    Fan and Fred: What Would Andrew Jackson Do?

  • As a consequence President Andrew Jackson vetoed the legislative bill to recharter the bank.

    The Goal Society: Is it 'A Real Life Economy'?

  • We'll recharter all corporations so that they could not externalize their costs to the taxpayers.

    A Progressive Mandate

  • In the 1830s, then-President Andrew Jackson decided to destroy the bank, vetoing attempts to recharter it for another twenty years.

    A Criminal History of the U.S. Dollar: A Q&A on A Nation of Counterfeiters - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • (McDonald was referring to the politics of the 1830s and 1840s, when "good issues ... included protective tariffs and the recharter of the Bank of the United States; emphatically not good issues, because they were genuinely moral and potentially explosive, were slavery and Indian policy.")

    Close Up: The Mind of George W. Bush

  • And I think the coalition really needs to take a long hard look at what they are doing in Iraq, and decide whether they are going to continue this, which will lead to greater (UNINTELLIGIBLE) violence, or will they recharter the Iraqis, and give them a chance to run their own affairs?

    CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2004

  • The importance of the principles involved in the inquiry whether it will be proper to recharter the Bank of the United States requires that I should again call the attention of Congress to the subject.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

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