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  • adj. Having the responsibility of leading or overseeing.
  • adj. Having the power of command or control.


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  • Franciscan Sisters, and the two flourishing boarding schools of St. Catherine's at Santa Fé, in charge of the Sisters of the Blessed

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Brooks had been in charge of News International's four — now three — British newspapers since 2007, following a four-year stint as editor of the market-leading daily tabloid, The Sun.

    Humbled Murdoch says sorry as protege Brooks quits

  • Back in L.A., as I return to my daily actor audition grind, even though I am vigilant in doing my predawn prostrations to the multiarmed dancing warrior, his bindied three-eyed elephant pal, and the talking blue monkey in charge of money, the psychic vision fades.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • A new chief executive untainted by the U.K. problems, Tom Mockridge, was installed to replace Brooks at News International, the British arm of Rupert Murdoch's global News Corp. Mockridge, a 55-year-old New Zealander, joined News Corp. in 1991 and has been in charge of Sky Italia since 2003.

    Humbled Murdoch says sorry as protege Brooks quits

  • Industrial School for Boys in charge of the Xaverian Brothers at

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Arzola was allegedly in charge of drug distribution in the state capital, Guadalajara, Mexico's second-largest city.

    58 held in Mexico's biggest marijuana farm bust

  • Nearly twenty years down the pike, by the early 1990s, Harley—after a residency at Yale and postdoc training at the National Institutes of Health—was in charge of the large-scale lab operation at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, where he had been working for eight years.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The seminary in charge of the Jesuits was the centre of ecclesiastical studies for all middle and northern South America.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • So again money given at the Offertory in any quasi-parochial church, or collected by the faithful from house to house is not to be considered as a personal gift to the priest in charge but as intended for the support of the mission.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Under Shepard in the organization was Gus Grissom, in charge of the Gemini group, and Gordon Cooper, in charge of the Apollo group.

    First Man


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