Also called chargé d’affaires ad interim. an official placed in charge of diplomatic business during the temporary absence of the ambassador or minister.
an envoy to a state to which a diplomat of higher grade is not sent.
noun (pl) chargés d’affaires (ˈʃɑːʒeɪ; -ʒeɪz; French) (ʃarʒe)
the temporary head of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador or minister
the head of a diplomatic mission of the lowest level
the measure of electrical charge per unit area of a surface or per unit volume of a body or medium. noun the electric charge per unit volume of a medium or body or per unit area of a surface charge density The electric charge per unit area or per unit volume of a body or […]
an enlisted person, usually a noncommissioned officer, who remains on duty and handles administrative matters in a military or other unit during the night or on holidays. the duty of a charge of quarters. noun (US) a member of the armed forces who handles administration in his unit, esp after duty hours
- Charge nurse
noun (Brit) a nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital Female equivalent sister
a poem (1854) by Tennyson, celebrating the British cavalry attack on the Russian position at Balaklava during the Crimean War.