Definition Of chartered


(of an accountant, engineer, librarian, etc.) qualified as a member of a professional body that has a royal charter.

He is a mechanical engineer and a chartered accountant by qualification.

grant a charter to (a city, college, or other institution).

the company was chartered in 1553

reserve (an aircraft, boat, or bus) for private use.

he chartered a plane to take him to Paris

Example Of chartered

  • A chartered accountant by profession, she has worked in the recruitment sector since 1987.

  • A qualified chartered accountant, Slater first came to prominence in the early 1960s.

  • Born in Bristol on 29 July 1932, Hodges had a comfortable middle-class upbringing, qualifying as a chartered accountant.

  • Born in Cheadle, Cheshire, he qualified as a chartered accountant in January 1959, having left school aged 16.

  • Born in Kenya, he moved to Scotland in 1974 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1979.

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