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overage chargenoun [C, usually plural]

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COMMERCE an ​extraamount of ​money that you have to ​pay for using more of something than was expected or ​agreed: With ​overagecharges, she has had ​cellphonebills of $140 a month. If ​energycostsincrease, ​tenants have to ​payoveragecharges to ​cover the difference between the ​currentrate and the ​rate when they ​signed their ​lease.
(Definition of overage charge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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