- a document issued by some authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges
- a similar document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc
- a contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel, or space on a vessel
- the temporary hiring or leasing of a vehicle
- a deed
Etymology: From chartre, from chartula (diminutif of charta).
- leased or hired
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