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You will have to pay a small admission charge.
There is a charge of $50 if you are over a week late with your payment.
There is no charge for using the library.
The organization provides a range of services free of charge.
Breakfast may be served in your room at no extra charge.
They faced charges of conspiracy and murder.
The investigation resulted in criminal charges against three police officers.
In the end we decided not to press charges.
She was accused of shoplifting but the police later dropped the charges.
He was questioned for six hours but released without charge.
Captain Walker led a charge straight into an enemy stronghold.
She didn’t like it when her young charges started crying.
The issue still carries a charge in American politics.
a real-life tragedy that gave the movie a serious emotional charge
The department has given us a charge to work within certain parameters.
He got a charge out of seeing just how fast his new car could go.
Who’s in charge here?
The nurse in charge explained what the treatment would be like.
Philip’s in charge of our marketing department.
He was subsequently put in charge of the whole investigation.
She always worried a lot about the young children in her charge.
It was a great relief when Heather arrived and took charge of the project.
This is the American English definition of charge. View British English definition of charge.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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