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charge

noun
 
 
/tʃɑːdʒ/
MONEY [C, U] B1 the amount of money that you have to pay for something, especially for an activity or a service
opłata
bank charges There's no charge for children under 14. He repaired the computer free of charge (= it did not cost anything).Costs and expenses
be in charge B1 to be the person who has control of or is responsible for someone or something
kierować
She's in charge of a team of 20 people. Who's in charge of organizing the music for the party?Duty, obligation and responsibilityGiving orders and commandsControlling and being in charge
take charge B2 to take control of or make yourself responsible for something
brać na siebie
I was happy to let her take charge of paying all the bills.Duty, obligation and responsibilityManaging and organizing
CRIME [C] B2 a formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime
zarzut, oskarżenie
to bring/press charges She was arrested on charges of theft and forgery.Taking legal actionBlaming and accusing
ACCUSE [C] when you accuse someone of something
zarzut, oskarżenie
This is a serious charge to make against your colleagues.Taking legal actionBlaming and accusing
ELECTRICITY [C, U] the amount of electricity that an electrical device has in it or that a substance has in it
ładunek
Electricity and electronics
ATTACK [C] an attack in which people or animals run forward suddenly
szarża
Moving quicklyAdvancing and moving forwardAttacking and invading
reverse the charges UK ( US call collect) to make a telephone call that is paid for by the person who receives it
dzwonić na koszt abonenta
→  See also service charge Communicating by telephone
(Definition of charge noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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