||the interest and service charge on the unpaid balance in installment buying. [2 definitions]
||a business arrangement between a buyer and seller in which the seller allows the buyer to charge purchases to an account, for which he or she will be billed later.
||see credit card.
||a foreign service official who takes charge of diplomatic business whenever an ambassador or minister is temporarily absent. [2 definitions]
||a fixed amount charged by nightclubs and restaurants in addition to the price of food and drink, often used to defray the cost of live entertainment or music.
||a device set to explode under water, used esp. against submarines.
||an amount charged by a person or business that lends money.
||any business expense or tax due, usu. periodically, that is set at an unvarying rate or amount.
||having the power and responsibility for doing or deciding something.
||taking forceful leadership; responsible and authoritative.