recharter

verb

re·​char·​ter (ˌ)rē-ˈchär-tər How to pronounce recharter (audio)
rechartered; rechartering; recharters

transitive verb

: to grant a new charter to
Facing re-election in July 1832, President Jackson vetoed a bill to recharter the Bank of the United States. Laura Ellyn Smith

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of recharter was in 1776

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“Recharter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recharter. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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