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charge US English

Demand (an amount) as a price from someone for a service rendered or goods supplied

charge US Thesaurus

he didn't charge much

chargé d'affaires US English

A diplomatic official who temporarily takes the place of an ambassador

chargé in chargé d'affaires US English

A diplomatic official who temporarily takes the place of an ambassador

in charge US English

In control or with overall responsibility

take charge US English

Assume control or responsibility

charge-cap US English

(Of a government) subject (a local authority) to an upper limit on the charges it may levy on the public for services

charge card US English

A credit card for use with an account that must be paid when a statement is issued

hire charge US English

A charge made for the temporary use of something

page charge US English

A fee of a set amount per page which an academic journal charges (to an author, or to the author's university or other sponsoring body) in return for publishing a paper.

port charge US English

A charge levied for use of a port; = harbour-due.

quay charge US English

A charge made for the use of a quay; frequently in plural.

sole-charge US English

(Of a primary school) having only one teacher

access charge US English

A charge made for the use of computer or local telephone-network facilities

baton charge US English

A headlong rush made by police officers with drawn truncheons, typically used in riot control to force crowds to disperse

bluff charge US English

An instance of a large animal moving aggressively toward a potential threat or prey, then abruptly stopping without attacking.

bluff-charge US English

Of a large animal: to move aggressively toward a potential threat or prey, then abruptly stop without attacking; to perform a bluff charge.

charge nurse US English

A nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital

charge sheet US English

A record made in a police station of the charges against a person

colour charge US English

A charge associated with colour or the production of colour.

cover charge US English

A flat fee paid for admission to a restaurant, bar, club, etc.

depth charge US English

An explosive charge designed to be dropped from a ship or aircraft and to explode under water at a preset depth, used for attacking submarines

fixed charge US English

A liability to a creditor that relates to specific assets of a company

green charge US English

Gunpowder whose ingredients have been mixed but have not yet undergone the incorporating process.

Master Charge US English

A trademark for: a type of credit card.

point charge US English

An electric charge regarded as concentrated in a mathematical point, without spatial extent

prior charge US English

A class of stock or capital on which claims for payment take precedence over the claims of ordinary stock or capital

public charge US English

A thing which is the responsibility of the State; a person who is dependent upon the State for care or support.

shaped charge US English

An explosive charge with a cavity that focuses the blast into a small area

space charge US English

A collection of particles with a net electric charge occupying a region, either in free space or in a device

carrying charge US English

An expense or effective cost arising from unproductive assets such as stored goods or unoccupied premises

charge account US English

An account to which goods and services may be charged on credit

charge carrier US English

A particle that carries an electric charge

charge density US English

The electric charge per unit area of a surface, or per unit volume of a field or body

electric charge US English

The quantity whose presence or flow constitutes electricity, now recognized as an intrinsic property of certain subatomic particles; the property of something by virtue of which it is affected by an electric field; an excess of one or other kind of this (positive or negative) on or in an object.

floating charge US English

A liability to a creditor which relates to the company’s assets as a whole and may become fixed in particular circumstances (such as liquidation)

handling charge US English

A sum payable for the processing of an order or transaction

lay a charge US English

Make an accusation

minimum charge US English

The least amount payable for a particular service or which must be spent in a restaurant, etc.

pastoral charge US English

Religious authority over and responsibility for a particular body of Christians; (now, in Congregationalist and Presbyterian Churches) a congregation or church in the care of a particular minister.

reverse-charge US English

Denoting a telephone call paid for by the recipient

reversed charge US English

= reverse charge adverb.

satchel charge US English

An explosive on a board fitted with a rope or wire loop for carrying and attaching

service charge US English

An extra charge assessed for a service

shoulder charge US English

A charge made leading with the shoulder

specific charge US English

The ratio of the charge of an ion or subatomic particle to its mass

free of charge US English

Without any payment due

charge conjugation US English

The operation of changing every particle into its antiparticle

community charge US English

(In the UK) a tax, introduced by the Conservative government in 1990 (1989 in Scotland), levied locally on every adult in a community. It was replaced in 1993 by the council tax

congestion charge US English

A charge made to drive into an area, typically a city centre, that suffers heavy traffic

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