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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To grant a new instrument bestowing powers, rights or privileges.

Usage examples (32)
  • Later in the session, the bill for the bank's recharter passed both branches of Congress.
  • We'll recharter all corporations so that they could not externalize their costs to the taxpayers.
  • He attacked the bank for requesting a recharter while opposing the kind of scrutiny needed to justify voting for it.
  • Vice-President in a few instances, the most important of which was the rejection of the bill to recharter the Bank of the United States in for more
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