Definition A charge

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Definition

a charge (financial term): a fee, a cost (financial term)
noun
Please give me a summary of the charges to my bank account by the end of the week. I need to know the fees I have to pay.
For orders of less than $100, a $15 shipping charge will be assessed. It's the cost you have to pay for transportation.

an (electric) charge: an (electric) current
noun

to be charged (to do something / with a task): to be obliged (to do something), to be responsible (for doing something)
verb, idiom
Icarus was charged with the task of protecting the princess from Philip's advances. Looking after her was Icarus's responsibility.

(to be) in charge of: (to be) responsible for
idiom
Luna DeLune is in charge of hiring new personnel. It's her responsibility to recruit new staff.

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