Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “undercharge”


verb [I or T]     /ˌʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ/ FINANCE, COMMERCE
to ask someone to pay less than the real price or value of a product or service : The investigation found that some supermarkets were undercharging. Inspectors don't fail stores for undercharging customers , but it's still a problem .
→ Compare overcharge
(Definition of undercharge verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of undercharge

More Business English definitions for “undercharge”

Definitions of “undercharge” in other dictionaries

Translations of “undercharge”

Word of the Day


relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More