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charges

noun , plural of charge

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1 a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person
  • charges of burglary and armed robbery that have yet to be proved
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2 a specific task with which a person or group is charged
  • your charge is to keep everyone else organized and busy
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3 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • we've received an official charge about how to handle the situation
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6 the amount of money that is demanded as payment for something
  • the charge for the book will be five dollars
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7 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control
  • was given charge of the business during the owner's absence
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8 a payment made in the course of achieving a result
  • the charges mounted at a dizzying pace as the building project went way over budget
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9 a pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings
  • the slopes at this resort aren't particularly challenging and aren't likely to give expert skiers much of a charge
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10 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
  • he inherited charge of the Paris bureau after his supervisor quit
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