charge sheet

charge sheet
noun
the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
Syn: ↑blotter, ↑day book, ↑police blotter, ↑rap sheet
Hypernyms: ↑written record, ↑written account

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noun
1. : a memorandum of the names of those to be tried in police and magistrates' courts with a summary statement of the charge against each
2. : a statement of charges against one brought for trial before a court-martial

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charge sheet UK US noun [countable] [singular charge sheet plural charge sheets]
an official record in which the police write down the names of people they have accused of a crime
Thesaurus: arresting, interviewing and charging suspectshyponym

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n. Brit. a record made in a police station of the charges against a person

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noun, pl ⋯ sheets [count]
Brit :rap sheet

The suspect already has a long charge sheet.

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ˈcharge sheet [charge sheet charge sheets] noun (BrE)
a record kept in a police station of the names of people that the police have stated to be guilty of a crime (= that they have charged)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Charge sheet — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • charge-sheet — «CHAHRJ SHEET», noun. British. a police blotter …   Useful english dictionary

  • charge sheet — n a record kept in a police station of the names of people the police have stated may be guilty of a particular crime …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • charge sheet — charge ,sheet noun count an official record in which the police write down the names of people they have accused of a crime …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • charge sheet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms charge sheet : singular charge sheet plural charge sheets an official record in which the police write down the names of people they have accused of a crime …   English dictionary

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  • charge sheet — /ˈtʃadʒ ʃit/ (say chahj sheet) noun 1. a list of people awaiting a hearing in a magistrates court, together with the charges made against them. 2. Military the document outlining the charge being made against someone who has been accused of an… …  

  • charge sheet — document providing a record of indictments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • charge sheet — noun (C) a record kept in a police station of the names of people the police have stated are guilty of a particular crime …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • charge-sheet — A record kept at a police station to receive the names of the persons brought and given custody, the nature of the accusation, and the name of the accuser in each case …   Black's law dictionary

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