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  • charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …   Law dictionary

  • duty — noun 1 sth that you have to do because it is right or expected ADJECTIVE ▪ contractual, legal, statutory (esp. BrE) ▪ Retailers have a statutory duty to provide goods suitable for their purpose. ▪ fiduciary ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • charge — chargeless, adj. /chahrj/, v., charged, charging, n. v.t. 1. to impose or ask as a price or fee: That store charges $25 for leather gloves. 2. to impose on or ask of (someone) a price or fee: He didn t charge me for it. 3. to defer payment for (a …   Universalium

  • charge — [[t]tʃɑrdʒ[/t]] v. charged, charg•ing, n. 1) to impose or ask as a price or fee 2) to ask a price or fee of (someone): Did he charge you for it?[/ex] 3) to defer payment for (a purchase) until a bill is rendered by the creditor: to charge a… …   From formal English to slang

  • Duty Officer — is the name of a rotating position assigned to a junior military officer in a duty or watch system. The Duty Officer is charged with responsibility for a military unit and acts as the Commanding Officer s representative. The Duty Officer attends… …   Wikipedia

  • duty — du·ty n pl du·ties [Anglo French deuté indebtedness, obligation, from deu owing, due, from Old French see due] 1: tasks, service, or functions that arise from one s position performing a police officer s duties; also: a period of being on duty… …   Law dictionary

  • Duty officer — is the name of a rotating position assigned to a junior military officer in a duty or watch system. The duty officer is charged with responsibility for a military unit and acts as the commanding officer s representative. The duty officer attends… …   Wikipedia

  • charge — [chärj] vt. charged, charging [ME chargen < OFr chargier< VL carricare, to load a wagon, cart < L carrus, wagon, CAR1] 1. Obs. to put a load on or in 2. to load or fill to capacity or with the usual amount of required material 3. to load …   English World dictionary

  • Charge — (ch[aum]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Charged} (ch[aum]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Charging}.] [OF. chargier, F. charger, fr. LL. carricare, fr. L. carrus wagon. Cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}, {Cark}, and see {Car}.] 1. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charge — [n1] accusation allegation, beef*, complaint, gripe, imputation, indictment, plaint, stink*; concepts 44,317 Ant. exculpation, exoneration, freeing charge [n2] attack assault, blitz, blitzkrieg, invasion, mugging, onset, onslaught, outbreak, push …   New thesaurus

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