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English definition of “surcharge”

surcharge

noun [C]     /ˈsɜː.tʃɑːdʒ/ US  /ˈsɝː.tʃɑːrdʒ/
a charge in addition to the usual amount paid for something, or the amount already paid: A surcharge may be made for deliveries outside normal hours.Costs and expensesValue and price increases
(Definition of surcharge noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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