Translation of "charge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (FORMAL ACCUSATION) 正式指控 uk us /tʃɑːdʒ/ US  /tʃɑːrdʒ/

legal a formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime

The 19-year-old will be appearing in court on Thursday where she will face criminal charges. 这位19岁的少女将于周四出庭,她将面临刑事指控。
He has been arrested on a charge of murder. 他因被控谋杀而遭逮捕。
The police brought a charge of theft against him. 警方指控他犯了盗窃罪。
The police have had to drop (= stop) charges against her because they couldn't find any evidence. 警方因为找不到任何证据不得不撤销了对她的指控。
He claimed he had been arrested on a trumped up (= false) charge. 他声称自己是受诬告而被捕的。

formal when you accuse someone of something bad

[ + that ] The president responded angrily to the charge that she had lost touch with her country's people. 总统针对说她和自己的国民失去联系的指责作出了愤怒的回应。
Her refusal to condemn the violence laid/left her open to the charge of positive support for the campaign (= allowed people to say that she supported it). 她拒绝谴责暴力,这很容易给人留下她支持那场运动的口实。

(Translation of “charge noun (FORMAL ACCUSATION)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)