charter


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Synonyms for charter

to engage the temporary use of (something) for a fee

Synonyms for charter

a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights

a contract to hire or lease transportation

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hold under a lease or rental agreement

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grant a charter to

engage for service under a term of contract

References in classic literature ?
By their voluntary association they recognized their allegiance to the government of Britain, and in process of time received whatever powers and authorities could be conferred upon them by a charter from their sovereign.
The settlers of all the former European colonies had contented themselves with the powers conferred upon them by their respective charters, without looking beyond the seal of the royal parchment for the measure of their rights and the rule of their duties.
He holds the charter in his hand, and a Bible is under his arm.
But freights was up, an' they hod a charter o' coals for Portland.
The Prepared Table Charter School was not the only Texas charter to come under intense scrutiny following the implementation of the 1995 law permitting the creation of charter schools.
Thanks to President Bush and a compliant Congress, these Earth Charter evangelists recently received a major boost to their sinister crusade.
First, we see too little leadership in the charter movement.
IN THE SUMMER OF 1997, AS COOL wisps of fog swept across Berkeley's warm hillsides, Bruce Fuller kindly agreed to come indoors and host a week-long summit conference on charter schools.
Charter Telephone has more than quadrupled its number of customers since the beginning of 2006.
Caprice Young, CEO of the California Charter Schools Association - the membership and professional organization serving the 574 charter schools in the state - expects to see the LAUSD approve its 100th charter campus this spring.
We address this question here by examining the link between the establishment of charter schools in North Carolina and average student proficiency rates at the traditional public schools most affected by the new source of competition.
It drew a barrage of criticism from supporters of charter schools, the fastest growing sector in public education, who had sent out press statements casting doubt on its methodology and findings even before they were officially announced.
The authors conclude that charter schools negatively affect performance, and that the public interest is not "well-served" by these schools.
Few higher ed insiders took these charter proposals seriously when they were first introduced.
The Florida legislature approved charter schools in 1996.