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verb     chart pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecharting
past tensecharted
past participlecharted
  1. 1
    [transitive] to record how something develops and changes

    A team visits every week to chart their progress.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to make a map of an area
  3. 3
    [transitive] to plan a journey or course of action

    They have already begun charting the course for the next campaign.

  4. 4
    [intransitive] if a CD charts, it sells enough copies to appear in the charts


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