Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hired or let by charter-party, as a ship.
  • Invested with privileges by “or as if by charter; privileged.
  • Granted or secured by charter: as, chartered liberties or privileges; chartered power.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Granted or established by charter; having, or existing under, a charter; having a privilege by charter.
  • adjective Hired or let by charter, as a ship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a charter.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of charter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers

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Examples

  • People come in chartered buses, private automobiles, on horse-back and bikes, but the healthiest, and the most faithful come walking.

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  • People come in chartered buses, private automobiles, on horse-back and bikes, but the healthiest, and the most faithful come walking.

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  • It was chartered from the Thai-Cambodia air line by a party of about thirty ground engineers from Don Muang.

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  • Hummel interests chartered from the Southern Pacific Railroad for the sum of three thousand dollars the sea-going tug _Hughes_, to which Dodge was now transferred for the purpose of being conveyed to the port of

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  • Later in the same day the Hummel interests chartered from the Southern Pacific Railroad for the sum of three thousand dollars the sea-going tug Hughes, to which Dodge was now transferred for the purpose of being conveyed to the port of

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  • Lawyers working for Kuwait attempted to confiscate the airplane that made the flight, but were not able to when it turned out to be chartered from a Swedish company and not owned by

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  • Navios Holdings has options to acquire three of the 17 chartered-in vessels currently in operation within the next two years (one Capesize, and two Ultra-Handymaxes) and eight of the ten long-term chartered-in vessels on order (on two of the 11 purchase options Navios Holdings holds a 50% initial purchase option).

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  • Navios Holdings has options to acquire three of the 17 chartered-in vessels currently in operation within the next two years (one Capesize, and two Ultra-Handymaxes) and eight of the ten long-term chartered-in vessels on order (on two of the 11 purchase options Navios Holdings holds a 50% initial purchase option).

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  • Also has a large fleet of long-term chartered-in vessels (some have purchase options), terminal operations, and certain other value added services.

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  • It seems to be the end of a long-standing nightmare for Aban Offshore Ltd as it finally exited its equity interest in joint venture -- Venture Drilling AS -- which has been in murky waters since mid-2008, when the only ship used for drilling called Deep Venture that it chartered from a Russian enterprise ran into litigation.

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