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overcharge

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈtʃɑːdʒ/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈtʃɑːrdʒ/
to charge someone either more than the real price or more than the value of the product or service: The shop overcharged me (by £10). [+ two objects] They overcharged her £45.Costing too muchExpensive and luxuriousValue and price increasesCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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