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English definition of “carrying charge”

carrying charge

noun [C]    
(also carrying cost) ACCOUNTING a charge added when you buy goods by making regular small payments for them until the full amount owed has been paid : If you pay off your credit card balance every month , you don't have to worry about carrying charges .
TRANSPORT an amount charged for transporting goods : The canals were forced to lower their coal carrying charges .
(Definition of carrying charge noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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