charged Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"charged" in British English

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chargedadjective

uk   /tʃɑːdʒd/  us   /tʃɑːrdʒd/

charged adjective (EMOTIONS)

(of ​arguments or ​subjects) ​causingstrongfeelings and ​differences of ​opinion or, more ​generally, ​filled with ​emotion or ​excitement: Abortion is a highly charged ​issue. He ​spoke in a ​voice charged withemotion.

charged adjective (ENERGY)

containing a ​particulartype of ​energy, ​especiallyelectricalenergy: electrically charged ​particles/​ions
(Definition of charged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"charged" in American English

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chargedadjective

 us   /tʃɑrdʒd/

charged adjective (STORE ENERGY)

If an ​event is charged, ​people at it are ​behavingexcitedly: The ​meeting was ​emotionally charged.
(Definition of charged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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