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charge  

  ( charges    plural & 3rd person present)   ( charging    present participle)   ( charged    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you charge someone an amount of money, you ask them to pay that amount for something that you have sold to them or done for them.  
Even local nurseries charge £100 a week...      V n  
The hospitals charge the patients for every aspirin...      V n for n  
Some banks charge if you access your account to determine your balance.      V  
...the architect who charged us a fee of seven hundred and fifty pounds.      V n n  
2       verb   To charge something to a person or organization means to tell the people providing it to send the bill to that person or organization. To charge something to someone's account means to add it to their account so they can pay for it later.   (=bill)  
Go out and buy a pair of glasses, and charge it to us...      V n to n  
All transactions have been charged to your account.      V n to n  
3       n-count   A charge is an amount of money that you have to pay for a service.  
We can arrange this for a small charge..., Customers who arrange overdrafts will face a monthly charge of £5.     
4       n-count   A charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime.  
He may still face criminal charges..., They appeared at court yesterday to deny charges of murder.     
5       verb   When the police charge someone, they formally accuse them of having done something illegal.  
They have the evidence to charge him...      V n  
Police have charged Mr Bell with murder.      V n with n  
6       verb   If you charge someone with doing something wrong or unpleasant, you publicly say that they have done it.  
WRITTEN  
(=accuse)  

He charged the minister with lying about the economy.      V n with -ing/n  
7       n-uncount   If you take chargeof someone or something, you make yourself responsible for them and take control over them. If someone or something is in your charge, you are responsible for them.  
usu N of n  
A few years ago Bacryl took charge of the company..., I have been given charge of this class..., They would never forget their time in his charge.     
8    If you are in charge in a particular situation, you are the most senior person and have control over something or someone.  
in charge      phrase   v-link PHR, oft PHR of n  
Who's in charge here?, ...the Swiss governess in charge of the smaller children.     
9       n-count   If you describe someone as your charge, they have been given to you to be looked after and you are responsible for them.  
usu pl, poss N  
The coach tried to get his charges motivated.     
10       verb   If you charge towards someone or something, you move quickly and aggressively towards them.  
He charged through the door to my mother's office...      V prep/adv  
He ordered us to charge.      V  
...a charging bull.      V-ing  
      Charge is also a noun., n-count  
...a bayonet charge.     
11       verb   To charge a battery means to pass an electrical current through it in order to make it more powerful or to make it last longer.  
Alex had forgotten to charge the battery.      V n  
      Charge up means the same as charge., phrasal verb  
There was nothing in the brochure about having to drive the car every day to charge up the battery.      V P n (not pron)  
12       n-count   An electrical charge is an amount of electricity that is held in or carried by something.     (TECHNICAL)   usu sing  
13   
    charged  
    baton charge  
    cover charge  
    depth charge  
    service charge  
14    If something is free of charge, it does not cost anything.  
free of charge      phrase   (=free)  
The leaflet is available free of charge from post offices.      charge up  
    charge 11  


baton charge        ( baton charges    plural)   ( baton charging    present participle)   ( baton charged    past tense & past participle  ) , baton-charge   A baton charge is an attacking forward movement made by a large group of policemen carrying batons.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
      Baton-charge is also a verb.     (JOURNALISM)      verb  
Police in riot gear baton-charged the crowd.      V n  
charge card        ( charge cards    plural  ) , chargecard  
1       n-count   A charge card is a plastic card that you use to buy goods on credit from a particular store or group of stores. Compare credit card.  
  (BRIT)  
2       n-count   A charge card is the same as a credit card.  
  (AM)  
chargé d'affaires     ( chargés d'affaires    plural  )
1       n-count   A chargé d'affaires is a person appointed to act as head of a diplomatic mission in a foreign country while the ambassador is away.  
2       n-count   A chargé d'affaires is the head of a minor diplomatic mission in a foreign country.  
charge nurse        ( charge nurses    plural  ) A charge nurse is a nurse who is in charge of a hospital ward.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
congestion charge        ( congestion charges    plural  ) Congestion charges refer to money motorists must pay in order to drive in some city centres. Congestion charges are intended to reduce traffic within those areas.      n-count  
  congestion charging      n-uncount  
...the decision on whether to introduce congestion charging on urban roads.     
cover charge        ( cover charges    plural  ) A cover charge is a sum of money that you must pay in some restaurants and nightclubs in addition to the money that you pay there for your food and drink.      n-count   usu sing  
depth charge        ( depth charges    plural  ) A depth charge is a type of bomb which explodes under water and which is used especially to destroy enemy submarines.      n-count  
reverse charge call        ( reverse charge calls    plural  ) A reverse charge call is a telephone call which is paid for by the person who receives the call, rather than the person who makes the call.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use collect call     
service charge        ( service charges    plural  ) A service charge is an amount that is added to your bill in a restaurant to pay for the work of the person who comes and serves you.      n-count  
Most restaurants add a 10 per cent service charge.     
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charge  


      vb  
1    accuse, arraign, blame, impeach, incriminate, indict, involve  
      n  
2    accusation, allegation, imputation, indictment  
      vb  
3    assail, assault, attack, rush, stampede, storm  
      n  
4    assault, attack, onset, onslaught, rush, sortie, stampede  
      vb  
5    afflict, burden, commit, entrust, tax  
      n  
6    burden, care, concern, custody, duty, office, responsibility, safekeeping, trust, ward  
7    amount, cost, damage     (informal)   expenditure, expense, outlay, payment, price, rate, toll  
      vb  
8    fill, instil, lade, load, suffuse  
9    bid, command, demand, enjoin, exhort, instruct, order, require  
      n  
10    canon, command, demand, dictate, direction, exhortation, injunction, instruction, mandate, order, precept  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    absolve, acquit, clear, exonerate, pardon  
      n  
2    absolution, acquittal, clearance, exoneration, pardon, reprieve  
      vb  
3    back off, retreat, withdraw  
      n  
4    retreat, withdrawal  

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physician in charge in a SAMU medical Regulation center of evaluation of , calssification , sorting Medical Emergencies, and deciding of the prehospital best emergency care
called also Medical Regulator and different of English Medical Dispatchers who are not physicians

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