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English definition of “overage charge”

overage charge

noun [C, usually plural]    
COMMERCE an extra amount of money that you have to pay for using more of something than was expected or agreed : With overage charges , she has had cell phone bills of $140 a month . If energy costs increase , tenants have to pay overage charges to cover the difference between the current rate and the rate when they signed their lease .
(Definition of overage charge noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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