Definition of chartered in English:

chartered

adjective

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

    • ‘Jack joined the firm 64 years ago when he qualified as a chartered accountant after service in Holland during the war.’
    • ‘He was a really ordinary straight sort of guy, a professional man, a chartered accountant who had worked in financial services his whole career.’
    • ‘He took on a dozen jobs in the 1930s, finally taking a Bachelor of Commerce degree by correspondence and qualifying as a chartered accountant.’
    • ‘A chartered accountant by profession, she has worked in the recruitment sector since 1987.’
    • ‘Once demobbed, he qualified as a chartered accountant and joined the family firm in 1949.’
    • ‘He gained qualifications to become a chartered engineer and worked for car firm Ford.’
    • ‘He is a mechanical engineer and a chartered accountant by qualification.’
    • ‘Wilson, a qualified chartered accountant, was billed as an international insurance expert when he joined the Royal Bank's board in 1993.’
    • ‘It is always good to have on our team a chartered accountant of her qualifications and experience.’
    • ‘But forum member John Walsh, a retired chartered engineer, of Liden, said he was disappointed with the turnout.’
    • ‘Born in Cheadle, Cheshire, he qualified as a chartered accountant in January 1959, having left school aged 16.’
    • ‘Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987, he took up the position of financial controller with the Cork brewers one year later and has been there ever since.’
    • ‘Born in Kenya, he moved to Scotland in 1974 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1979.’
    • ‘Mr Rumble, a qualified chartered engineer, today insisted that the share sale was more as a gesture of incentive than any kind of prelude to relinquishing the reins, particularly as he is still the majority stakeholder.’
    • ‘Lockhart has a considerable array of business skills at his disposal, having qualified as a chartered accountant and solicitor in Scotland.’
    • ‘Born in Bristol on 29 July 1932, Hodges had a comfortable middle-class upbringing, qualifying as a chartered accountant.’
    • ‘A qualified chartered accountant, Slater first came to prominence in the early 1960s.’
    • ‘Mary Campbell qualified as a chartered accountant with the firm in 1983.’
    • ‘Joyce qualified as a chartered accountant in 1981.’
    • ‘The aim is to ensure that all graduates achieve the necessary experience to obtain the professional status of chartered engineer.’
    certified, certificated, chartered, licensed, professional
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Pronunciation:

chartered

/ˈCHärdərd/