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Charles Darwin and I and you broke off from the family tree from chimpanzees about five million years ago. They're still our closest genetic kin. We share 98.8 percent of the genes. We share more genes with them than zebras do with horses. And we're also their closest cousin. They have more genetic relation to us than to gorillas.
Colin Camerer

Meaning of "Charles" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHARLES

Charles  [tʃɑːlz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHARLES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Charles is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHARLES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Charles

Charles is a masculine given name from the French form Charles of a Germanic name Karl. The original Anglo-Saxon was Ċearl or Ċeorl, as the name of king Cearl of Mercia, that disappeared after the Norman conquest of England. Grammatically the final is the former subject case of masculine names in Old French like in Giles or James. The corresponding Old Norse form is Karl, the German form is also Karl. The name was notably borne by Charlemagne, and was at the time Latinized as Karolus, later also as Carolus.

Definition of Charles in the English dictionary

The definition of Charles in the dictionary is Prince of Wales. born 1948, son of Elizabeth II; heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married Lady Diana Spencer; they separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996; their son, Prince William of Wales, was born in 1982 and their second son, Prince Henry, in 1984; married Camilla Parker Bowles. Other definition of Charles is Ray real name Ray Charles Robinson. 1930–2004, US singer, pianist, and songwriter, whose work spans jazz, blues, gospel, pop, and country music.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHARLES


amazeballs
əˈmeɪzˌbɔːlz
Arles
ɑːlz
balls
bɔːlz
coveralls
ˈkʌvərɔːlz
falls
fɔːlz
heels
hiːlz
meals-on-wheels
ˈmiːlzɒnˈwiːlz
mules
mjuːlz
overalls
ˈəʊvərˌɔːlz
pools
puːlz
Quarles
kwɔːlz
Rules
ruːlz
Schools
skuːlz
smalls
smɔːlz
stalls
stɔːlz
steels
stiːlz
walls
wɔːlz
wheels
wiːlz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHARLES

Charlemagne
Charleroi
Charles Albert
Charles Edward Stuart
Charles I
Charles II
Charles III
Charles IV
Charles IX
Charles Martel
Charles the Great
Charles V
Charles VI
Charles VII
Charles X
Charles XI
Charles XII
Charles XIV
Charles´ law
Charles´s Wain

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHARLES

Antilles
articles
at right angles
de los Angeles
home sales
Kingdom of Arles
Knowles
los Angeles
miles
Netherlands Antilles
principles
sales
Seychelles
singles
Smiles
subtitles
tales
textiles
titles
Wales

Synonyms and antonyms of Charles in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Charles» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHARLES

Find out the translation of Charles to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Charles from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Charles» in English.

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查尔斯
1,325 millions of speakers

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Charles
570 millions of speakers

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Charles
510 millions of speakers

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चार्ल्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشارلز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Чарльз
278 millions of speakers

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Charles
270 millions of speakers

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চার্লস
260 millions of speakers

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Charles
220 millions of speakers

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Charles
190 millions of speakers

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Charles
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャールズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

찰스
85 millions of speakers

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Charles
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Charles
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சார்லஸ்
75 millions of speakers

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चार्ल्स
75 millions of speakers

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Charles
70 millions of speakers

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Charles
65 millions of speakers

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Charles
50 millions of speakers

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Чарльз
40 millions of speakers

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Charles
30 millions of speakers
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Charles
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Charles
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Charles
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Charles
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Charles

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHARLES»

The term «Charles» is very widely used and occupies the 2.993 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHARLES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Charles

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHARLES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Charles.
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Francesca Annis
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.
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Sara Bareilles
I have been influenced by many different artists at many different stages of my life. Starting out, it was people like Elton John, Billy Joel, Ben Folds, and Fiona Apple. As I got older I got deeper into the work of bands like the Beatles, artists like Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Etta James, and Joni Mitchell.
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A. Scott Berg
I don't know of a soul who packed more living into 72 years than Charles Lindbergh did.
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Michael Bolton
I'm proud of my mentors. Ray Charles is the strongest influence on me as a singer.
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Douglas Brinkley
When I was 8 years old, I made my own encyclopedia of American biography - Johnny Appleseed, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Charles Lindbergh, my pantheon of favorite heroes. Then I would write my own things and sew them together and try to make my own book.
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Kate Bush
But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
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Colin Camerer
Charles Darwin and I and you broke off from the family tree from chimpanzees about five million years ago. They're still our closest genetic kin. We share 98.8 percent of the genes. We share more genes with them than zebras do with horses. And we're also their closest cousin. They have more genetic relation to us than to gorillas.
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Eric Clapton
I listened to King Oliver and I listened to Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Archie Shepp... I listened to everything I could that came from that place that they call the blues but, in formality, isn't necessarily the blues.
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Merry Clayton
I always say that I went to the College of Blossoms and the University of Ray Charles.
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David Conyers
The great thing about the Cthulhu shared-world setting is that no one owns the copyright, so I'm not constrained by publisher conventions, and anything I write belongs to me. Other authors who have started their careers by writing Cthulhu tales are Charles Stross, Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley, and look at how successful they have become.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHARLES»

Discover the use of Charles in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Charles and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Charles
Shirley Jackson [RL 6 IL 7-10] A boy's kindergarten career surprises his parents. Themes: change; perception versus reality. 24 pages. Tale Blazers.
Shirley Jackson, 2000
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Modern Social Imaginaries
DIVAn accounting of the varying forms of social imaginary that have underpinned the rise of Western modernity./div "Charles Taylor presents a fundamental challenge to neoliberal apologists for the new world order--but not only to them.
Charles Taylor, 2004
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The Origin of Species
First published in 1859, this landmark book on evolutionary biology was not the first to deal with the subject, but it went on to become a sensation—and a controversial one for many religious people who could not reconcile Darwin’s ...
Charles Darwin, 1909
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The Old Curiosity Shop
In this tale, first published serially in 1841 and 1842, Dickens follows Nell Trent, an angelic and unfailingly virtuous girl of "nearly fourteen" and her grandfather as they navigate a world populated by villains, criminals and ne'er-do ...
Charles Dickens, 1841
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Great Expectations
Great Expectations is the story of the orphan Pip, writing his life from his early days of childhood until adulthood and trying to be a gentleman along the way.
Charles Dickens, 2009
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The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible, NASB
Features include: 30 Life Principles with articles throughout the Bible Life Lessons verse notes Life Examples from the people of the Bible Answers to Life's Questions and What the Bible Says About articles God's Promises for Life index to ...
Charles F. Stanley, 2009
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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
The end result is an engaging exploration of history, science, and religion for young readers. Charles and Emma is a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.
Deborah Heiligman, 2009
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The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible, NKJV
Features include: 30 Life Principles with articles throughout the Bible Life Lessons verse notes Life Examples from the people of the Bible Answers to Life's Questions and What the Bible Says About articles God's Promises for Life index to ...
Charles F. Stanley, 2005
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Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life
"[Brent] has produced a thoughtful, sometimes moving, and entirely accessible intellectual biography which is also, under the circumstances, indispensable." —The New York Review of Books "... a fine biography."Â —The New York Times ...
Joseph Brent, 1998
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Charles Darwin: The Man and His Influence
Upon publication, Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species excited much debate and controversy, challenging the foundations of Christianity, nonetheless underpinning the Victorian concept of progress.
Peter J. Bowler, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHARLES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Charles is used in the context of the following news items.
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Camilla Parker-Bowles and Prince Charles charm the Welsh during …
The royal party was besieged by well-wishers waving the Welsh flag as they shook hands with cheering locals during the short walk to the ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Coppell police: BYU football recruit Charles West was shot after …
Coppell police say they have arrested 18-year-old Montay Kentrall Howard in connection with the shooting of former Coppell High School ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
3
Chelsea transfer news: Charles Aranguiz 'agrees deal to join …
The central midfielder, who helped Chile to Copa America victory at the weekend, has been tipped to move to Europe for the last 12 months. «Metro, Jul 15»
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AFC West Q&A: Are Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles' best years behind …
Today's question: Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will be 29 and is coming off a season when he went through one nagging ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
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Alton Towers victim 'sent get well soon card by Charles Bronson'
Bronson – known to be one of Britain's most violent convicts, who changed his name to Charles Salvador in honour of Salvador Dali the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Watch Prince Charles Raise Eyebrows (His Own!) While Busting a …
Charles, 66, and his wife Camilla, 67, are in Wales all week celebrating local businesses and community and have been chronicling the visit on ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
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Russell Crowe shows off hefty frame with son Charles after filming …
The 51-year-old was seen out and about in Los Angeles on Thursday, sporting a fuller figure as he spent time with 11-year-old son Charles. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Kate Middleton, Camilla Parker-Bowles Feud: Prince Charles' Wife …
Is Kate Middleton Britain's own version of Kim Kardashian? According to Prince Charles' wretched second wife Camilla Parker-Bowles, yes! «Celebrity Dirty Laundry, Jul 15»
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The Aussie that fascinates Prince Charles
Prince Charles paid a flying visit - by helicopter - to the Australian and English training sessions in Cardiff as both sides put the finishing ... «Fox Sports, Jul 15»
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St. Charles council to vote on chicken law
CHARLES -- The St. Charles City Council set to debate a bill Tuesday night that would change the law that allows people to own chickens. «KSDK, Jul 15»

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