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  • 1Government of San Francisco — [ thumb|left|280px|San Francisco City Hall] The City and County of San Francisco is a consolidated city county, a status it has had since 1856. It is the only such consolidation in California. The mayor is also the county executive and the county …

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  • 2Charter school — Charter schools are primary or secondary schools that receive public money (and like other schools, may also receive private donations) but are not subject to some of the rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to other public schools in… …

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  • 3charter — char·ter 1 n [Old French chartre letter, formal document, from Late Latin chartula, from Latin, diminutive of charta sheet of papyrus] 1 a: a grant or guarantee of rights, powers, or privileges from an authority or agency of a state or country a… …

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  • 4Charter Amendment One (Pierce County, 2008) — Charter Amendment No. 1 Political Campaign Revising procedures for appointed citizens to Boards and Commissions Pierce county, Washington General Election, 2009 v · …

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  • 5Charter 08 — Traditional Chinese 零八憲章 Simplified Chinese …

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  • 6Charter colony — is one of the three classes of colonial government established in the 17th century English colonies in North America, the other classes being proprietary colony and royal colony. The colonies of Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Bay… …

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  • 7Charter School of Wilmington — Address 100 N. DuPont Road Wilmington, Delaware, 19807 USA Coordinates …

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  • 8Charter — Char ter, n. [OF. chartre, F. chartre, charte, fr. L. chartula a little paper, dim. of charta. See {Chart}, {Card}.] 1. A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.… …

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  • 9Charter land — Charter Char ter, n. [OF. chartre, F. chartre, charte, fr. L. chartula a little paper, dim. of charta. See {Chart}, {Card}.] 1. A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or… …

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  • 10Charter member — Charter Char ter, n. [OF. chartre, F. chartre, charte, fr. L. chartula a little paper, dim. of charta. See {Chart}, {Card}.] 1. A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or… …

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  • 11Charter party — Charter Char ter, n. [OF. chartre, F. chartre, charte, fr. L. chartula a little paper, dim. of charta. See {Chart}, {Card}.] 1. A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or… …

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  • 12Charter for Rijeka (Lista za Rijeku) — Charter for Rijeka, (Lista za Rijeku, Lista per Fiume), a regional political party with strong local patriotic, autonomous and progressive liberal tendencies, based in the city of Rijeka. Founded in 2006 Charter for Rijeka is active primarily… …

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  • 13Charter 97 — is a declaration calling for democracy in Belarus and a human rights group taking its inspiration from the declaration. The document whose title deliberately echoes the Czechoslovak human rights declaration Charter 77 twenty years earlier was… …

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  • 14Government procurement in the United States — is based on many of the same principles as commercial contracting, but is subject to special laws and regulation as described below. Persons entering into commercial contracts are pretty much free to do anything that they can agree on. Each… …

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  • 15charter — [chärt′ər] n. [ME chartre < OFr < L chartula, dim. of charta: see CARD1] 1. a franchise or written grant of specified rights made by a government or ruler to a person, corporation, etc. 2. a) a document setting forth the aims and principles …

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  • 16charter school — charter .school n a school in the US that is run by parents, companies etc rather than by the public school system, but which the state government supports …

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