in charge of


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in charge of (something)

In control or having authority over or responsibility for something. Who's in charge of operations here? I want to speak to the person who makes the decisions. Mom said I'm in charge of chopping the carrots.
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in charge of

Having control over or responsibility for: You're in charge of making the salad.
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All of the proposals to dismantle INS and create two separate bureaus would have a person in charge of each bureau.
Although both bills would dismantle INS and create two separate bureaus for immigrant services and enforcement within DOJ, the bills differ with respect to who would be in charge of both bureaus, where the INS inspections function would be located, and related issues.
The directors in charge of INS's eight Service Processing Centers (30) will also report directly to INS headquarters, instead of to the District and Regional Directors whose positions will be eliminated under the new restructuring plan.
The bill would create a position of Director for the Department who would be in charge of coordinating homeland security activities, including border security, among other provisions.
The Director would be in charge of coordinating homeland security activities, including border security.
The Director would be in charge of coordinating and integrating border security-related activities.