Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Charter"

The meaning of "Charter" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 'charter day' mean?
A: it's like the day something was founded. you don't hear it often. to "charter" something means
"a written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power, by which an institution such as a company, college, or city is created and its rights and privileges defined."
Q: What does charter school mean?
A: I didn't know until I watched this video. Honestly, I still don't really know of a good way to summarize what they are.

https://youtu.be/l_htSPGAY7I

*After watching the beginning of that video again, i'll write how he summarizes them.

They are funded by the public with taxpayer money, but they are run by private companies.
Q: What does "charter" in line 70 mean?
A: One of the original subscribers.
Q: What does charter way mean?
A: Yeah, I think this is just a marketing term.

Example sentences using "Charter"

Q: Please show me example sentences with charter.
A: He's going to charter us across the river.
A football team takes a charter plan or bus to away games
Q: Please show me example sentences with charter.
A: Sorry, charter isn't a very common word.

Synonyms of "Charter" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between charter and constitution ?
A:

They are very similar things - a document defining the mission and basic rules of a corporation or country.

Constitutions tend to govern or influence large social bodies like countries, governments and idealistic political parties.

Charters are more like a "license to operate", and are given to companies, cities, territories etc by governments and states.
Q: What is the difference between charter flight and schedule flight ?
A: A scheduled flight runs like a bus or train - at a defined time, regardless of passenger numbers.
A charter flight traditionally was a flight "chartered" by a company from an airline to fly people at times the chartering company wanted. Typically, charter flights were used as part of "package holidays" to fly holidaymakers to specific destinations, and unless you had bought a package holiday you couldn't but tickets for the flight.
There is less clear distinction between the two nowadays.....
Q: What is the difference between charter and rent ?
A: When you charter a vehicle, you are hiring people to operate it for you as well.

If I rent a boat, I get the boat.
If I charter a boat, I get the boat and a captain and a crew of people who will operate it.

We only use "charter" to talk about large vehicles.

Translations of "Charter"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does charter mean?
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce "charter".
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Q: What does a "charter city" mean?
A: hmm it's kind of complicated. in the US most laws are decided by the state government. but in a charter city, they have a city government, so they can have specific laws that might be different from state laws. it also means if something happens like a huge crime or if they want to change how the city is laid out, the city government can deal with it instead of the state government. they can have their own police and do elections differently... things like that. that's my understanding anyway.
Q: What charters means in this sentence?
In the 1830s, however, states began passing general incorporation laws, allowing companies to become corporations and issue stock without charters from the legislature.
A: Permission to sell stocks. The first stocks were sold to finance railroads, I think, as bonds by the US govt. Then the idea spread to finance companiez of any kind, oil, farming etc. and no special charter was not needed as there was another law to cntrol the issue.
Q: We're going to travel in(on?) a chartered flight.

or

We're going to travel in(on?) a rented flight.

or

We're going to travel in(on?) a charter flight does this sound natural?
A: That works too. That one works probably the best out of all of them.

All of your sentences work, actually, but you would hear a native say 'we are chartering...'
Q: The charter is an internationally respected qualification in the financial circle does this sound natural?
A: Do you mean the charter is qualified and respected or has a respected international qualification?

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