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English definition of “charge”


verb (MOVE FORWARD)    /tʃɑːdʒ/ US  /tʃɑːrdʒ/
B2 [I or T] to move forward quickly and violently, especially towards something that has caused difficulty or anger: The bull lowered its horns and charged. The violence began when the police charged (at) a crowd of demonstrators.Moving quicklyAttacking and invading [I + adv/prep] informal to hurry from one place to another: I've been charging about/around all day and I'm exhausted. He came charging up the stairs to tell me the good news.Moving quickly
(Definition of charge verb (MOVE FORWARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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