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Meaning of “chargeable” in the English Dictionary

"chargeable" in British English

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chargeableadjective

uk   /ˈtʃɑː.dʒə.bl̩/  us   /ˈtʃɑːr-/
  • chargeable adjective (TO PAY)

finance & economics If something is chargeable, you can be ​asked to ​pay for it: a chargeable service UK finance & economics If something is chargeable, you have to ​paytax on it: chargeable ​earnings/​income earnings/​income chargeable totax
  • chargeable adjective (CRIME)

law If something is chargeable, it is an ​offence that you can be charged with (= ​formallyaccused of) under the ​law: a chargeable offence
  • chargeable adjective (BATTERY)

able to be recharged: a chargeable battery
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(Definition of chargeable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chargeable" in Business English

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chargeableadjective

uk   /ˈtʃɑːdʒəbl̩/  us   /ˈtʃɑːr-/
COMMERCE, FINANCE something that is chargeable can be ​charged for or must be ​paid by someone: Fifteen hundred chargeable ​hours is a common ​target for ​personalinjurylawyers. All these ​costs are chargeable to the ​client.
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TAX if somethng is chargeable, you must ​paytax on it: chargeable ​earnings income that is chargeable totax Liability to ​capitalgainstax arises where a chargeable ​gain is made on the ​disposal of ​assets.
See also
LAW considered to be a ​crime: Failure to ​dispose of rubbish safely is a chargeable ​offence.
(Definition of chargeable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chargeable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 应课税的,要缴税的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 應課稅的,要繳稅的…
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