baton-charge


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  • baton charge — baton charges, baton charging, baton charged also baton charge N COUNT A baton charge is an attacking forward movement made by a large group of policemen carrying batons. [BRIT] VERB Baton charge is also a verb. [JOURNALISM] V n A warning was… …   English dictionary

  • baton charge — noun A swift forward movement of police against a hostile crowd, with truncheons drawn for use • • • Main Entry: ↑baton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baton charge — A baton charge is a coordinated tactic for violent crowd dispersal. It is usually used by police or the military in the appropriate situation, although in some countries law enforcement agencies are not allowed to use this tactic unless no other… …   Wikipedia

  • baton-charge — batˈon charge transitive verb • • • Main Entry: ↑baton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baton — may refer to:In stick like objects: *Baton (conducting), a short thin stick used for directing a musical performance *Baton (running), an object transferred by runners in a relay race *Baton (symbol), a symbolic attribute of military or other… …   Wikipedia

  • CHARGE — s. f. Faix, fardeau. Charge pesante, excessive, légère. On a donné trop de charge à ce plancher.   Payer les charges d un mur, Indemniser le voisin, à raison de la nouvelle charge qu on met sur le mur mitoyen, lorsqu on l élève à une plus grande… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • baton — noun 1 (esp. BrE) used by police/soldiers ADJECTIVE ▪ wooden ▪ police VERB + BATON ▪ carry, hold ▪ draw (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

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

  • charge — [[t]tʃɑ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] ♦ charges, charging, charged 1) VERB If you charge someone an amount of money, you ask them to pay that amount for something that you have sold to them or done for them. [V n] Even local nurseries charge ₤100 a week... [V n]… …   English dictionary

  • charge — [ ʃarʒ ] n. f. • XIIe; de charger I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce qui pèse sur; ce que porte ou peut porter une personne, un animal, un véhicule, un bâtiment. ⇒ faix, fardeau, poids. Lourde charge. Ployer sous la charge. « les charges laissées aux femmes par nos… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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