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"chargeable" in British English

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chargeableadjective

uk   /ˈtʃɑː.dʒə.bəl/ us   /ˈtʃɑːr.dʒə.bəl/
  • 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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(Definition of chargeable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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 personal injury lawyers. All these costs are chargeable to the client.
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TAX if somethng is chargeable, you must pay tax on it: chargeable earnings income that is chargeable to tax Liability to capital gains tax arises where a chargeable gain is made on the disposal of assets.
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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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