chartered chartered  /ˈtʃɑr tərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The attack came shortly after the Pontiff stepped out of his chartered Alitalia DC-8 into the bright sunshine at Manila airport.
  2. When Gates decided to propose to Melinda French in 1993, he secretly diverted a chartered plane they were taking home from Palm Springs one Sunday night to land in Omaha.
  3. But planes privately chartered like taxicabs to take passengers when where they want to go have been exempt from this common carrier category.

News

  1. Far East Energy in Takeover Talks With Oil Majors, CEO Says

    Far East Energy Corp., the explorer cited by short-seller Carson Block in his criticism of Standard Chartered Plc’s loan quality, has had talks with several global oil companies for a possible takeover or a stake sale.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. TradeWinds Chartered Yachts Continues Expansion

    TradeWinds chartered Yachts continues expansion with new fleet and sailing destinations. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10813654.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Thought Leader in Toronto to Discuss Global Report on the ...

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Mr Fitzpatrick added: "I am today recommending that the needs of the users of this service can best be met through procuring a small aircraft for official travel within the UK, chartered air services for longer journeys involving small parties and a...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Jim Fitzpatrick Source: Independent

  2. "Recently, in the positions of a number of council member states, we have seen an ever-more-obvious attempt to take the council beyond its chartered prerogatives and beyond maintaining international peace and security," Churkin said. "We...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Vitaly Churkin Source: CNN International

  3. "NASA was chartered by the 1958 Space Act to develop the arts and sciences of flight in the atmosphere and in space and to go where those technologies will allow us to go," Griffin said "That's what NASA does for the country. It is a...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Michael Griffin Source: ABC News (blog)

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