Translation of cargo in English:

cargo

position, n.

masculine noun

  • 1

    (puesto)
    position formal
    post
    desempeña un cargo importante en la empresa he has / holds an important position in the firm
    • tiene un cargo de mucha responsabilidad she has a very responsible job / post / position
    • hoy toma posesión de su cargo he takes up office today
  • 2

    (responsabilidad, cuidado)
    • 2.1

      a cargo de algn
      • los niños están a mi cargo the children are in my care
      • un concierto a cargo de la Orquesta Nacional a concert performed by the National Orchestra
      • el negocio quedó a su cargo he was left in charge of the business
      • dejé/puse las ventas a cargo de Luque I left/put Luque in charge of sales
      • tiene cuatro hijos a su cargo or (Colombia) a cargo he has four children to support
      • tiene a su cargo la división comercial she is responsible for / in charge of the sales department

    • 2.2

      al cargo de algo in charge of sth
      • quedó/lo pusieron al cargo del departamento he was left/they put him in charge of the department

    • 2.3

      correr a cargo de algn
      • los gastos corren a cargo de la empresa expenses will be paid / met by the company
      • la organización del concierto corre a cargo de su ayudante her assistant is responsible for organizing the concert
      • el papel principal corre a cargo de Fernando Arias the main part / the leading role is played by Fernando Arias

    • 2.4

      hacerse cargo de algo (hacerse responsable) to take care of sth
      • ¿podría hacerse cargo de nuestra sucursal en Panamá? could you take charge of / head our branch in Panama?
      • mi abuela se hizo cargo de mí my grandmother took care of me
      • me hago cargo de la gravedad de la situación I am aware of the gravity of the situation
      • es un problema difícil — sí, me hago cargo it's a difficult problem — yes, I realize that / I am aware of that

  • 3

    Business
    charge
    sin cargo adicional at no additional cost
    • sin cargo free of charge
    • pidió unos cheques de viaje con cargo a su cuenta she ordered some traveler's checks to be debited against / charged to her account
  • 4

    Law
    charge
    niega todos los cargos que se le imputan he denies all the charges against him
  • 5Chile, Peru

    certificate or stamp showing date and time a document is submitted