bring a charge against

  • 1 bring a charge against — blame, accuse, indict …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 bring a charge — (law) To accuse (with against) • • • Main Entry: ↑charge …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 charge — The document evidencing mortgage security required by Crown Law (law derived from English law). A Fixed Charge refers to a defined set of assets and is usually registered. A Floating Charge refers to other assets which change from time to time (… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 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

  • 5 bring — [brɪŋ] verb brought PTandPP [brɔːt ǁ brɒːt] LAW bring a case/​charge/​suit/​lawsuit to organize a legal case against someone: • a string of lawsuits brought by jobseekers who think they re the victims of discrimination • Company directors are… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 charge — I n. accusation 1) to bring, level, make a charge; to prefer, press charges 2) to concoct, cook up, fabricate, trump up a charge (they trumped up various charges against her) 3) to prove, substantiate a charge 4) to face a charge 5) to dismiss,… …

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  • 7 charge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 price asked for sth ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy, high ▪ nominal, reasonable, small ▪ minimum ▪ fixed …

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  • 8 charge — charge1 W1S1 [tʃa:dʒ US tʃa:rdʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(price)¦ 2¦(control)¦ 3¦(somebody/something you look after)¦ 4¦(crime)¦ 5¦(blame)¦ 6¦(attack)¦ 7¦(effort)¦ 8¦(electricity)¦ 9¦(explosive)¦ 10¦(strength of feelings)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 charge */*/*/ — I UK [tʃɑː(r)dʒ] / US [tʃɑrdʒ] noun Word forms charge : singular charge plural charges 1) [countable/uncountable] an amount of money that you have to pay, especially when you visit a place or when someone does something for you You will have to… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 charge — 1 noun 1 PRICE (C, U) the amount of money you have to pay for goods or services: Gas charges will rise in July. (+ for): When you buy a suit, there is no charge for any alterations. | free of charge (=at no cost): Your order will be delivered… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 charge — charge1 [ tʃardʒ ] noun *** ▸ 1 amount of money to pay ▸ 2 when someone is accused ▸ 3 amount of electricity ▸ 4 an attack running fast ▸ 5 amount of explosive ▸ 6 someone you take care of ▸ 7 ability to cause emotion ▸ 8 instruction to do… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 against — a|gainst [ ə genst ] preposition *** 1. ) in opposition to someone or something a ) used for stating which plan, idea, or action someone opposes and thinks is wrong: Amnesty International has campaigned publicly against the death penalty. I m… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 against */*/*/ — UK [əˈɡenst] / US preposition 1) in opposition to someone/something a) used for stating which plan, idea, or action someone opposes and thinks is wrong Amnesty International has campaigned publicly against the death penalty. I m against all forms …

    English dictionary

  • 14 bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 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

  • 16 bring proceedings against — index complain (charge), incriminate, lodge (bring a complaint) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 bring — / briŋ/ vt brought / brȯt/, bring·ing, / briŋ iŋ/: to begin or commence (a legal proceeding) through proper legal procedure: as a: to put (as a lawsuit) before a court this is an action brought to recover damages b: to formally …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 bring action against — index litigate, prosecute (charge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 19 bring accusation — index accuse, arraign, charge (accuse), denounce (inform against), incriminate, involve (imp …

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  • 20 bring charges — index complain (charge), denounce (inform against), impeach, involve (implicate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wi …

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