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in charge

Definition of in charge in English:

In control or with overall responsibility: he was in charge of civil aviation matters
More example sentences
  • The Director is in charge, and is responsible for the look and feel of any production.
  • Hodkin said that he had been in charge of the controls when the two had been on the scooter earlier in the day.
  • She will also be in charge of a council chamber where no party has overall control.
Synonyms
responsible for, in control of, at the helm of, in the driving seat of, at the wheel of;
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