take-charge

adjective
\ ˈtāk-ˈchärj \

Definition of take-charge

: having the qualities of a forceful leader a take-charge executive

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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take-charge

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of take-charge

chiefly US, informal : having the qualities of a forceful leader : able to make decisions in a confident way and then act on them

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