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English definition of “charge”

charge

verb (ACCUSE FORMALLY)    /tʃɑːdʒ/ US  /tʃɑːrdʒ/
B2 [T] (of the police) to make a formal statement saying that someone is accused of a crime: She's been charged with murder. She is charged with murdering her husband.Blaming and accusingArresting and charging formal to publicly accuse someone of doing something bad: The paper charged her with using the company's money for her own purposes.Blaming and accusing
(Definition of charge verb (ACCUSE FORMALLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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