take-charge

adjective
\ ˈtāk-ˈchärj How to pronounce take-charge (audio) \

Definition of take-charge

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

First Known Use of take-charge

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Take-charge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take-charge. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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take-charge

adjective
How to pronounce take-charge (audio)

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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