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overpaid

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpeɪd/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
paid too much or more than usual: The bureaucrats, widely regarded as under-worked and overpaid, did not get much public sympathy for their pay claim. paid more than necessary: You can claim back the overpaid tax by filling in this form.
Translations of “overpaid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 付得過多的, 多支付的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 付得过多, 多支付的…
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