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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 pay tax on it: chargeable earnings/income earnings/income chargeable to tax

chargeable adjective (CRIME)

law If something is chargeable, it is an offence that you can be charged with (= formally accused of) under the law: a chargeable offence

chargeable adjective (BATTERY)

able to be recharged: a chargeable battery
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Translations of “chargeable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 應課稅的,要繳稅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 应课税的,要缴税的…
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