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overchargeverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈtʃɑːdʒ/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈtʃɑːrdʒ/
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overchargeverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒ/ us  
FINANCE, COMMERCE to ask someone to pay more than the real price or value of a product or service: The company denied it was using its dominant position in the market to overcharge customers.overcharge sb (by) $10/10% etc. The shop overcharged me by €5. Banks are able to overcharge because they have complicated tariffs that are difficult to understand.overcharge for sth Some landlords habitually overcharge for insurance, building repairs, and services.

overchargenoun [C]

uk   /ˈəʊvəˌtʃɑːdʒ/ us  
FINANCE, COMMERCE a request for payment that is more than the real price or value of a product or service: They billed twice for internet services in the same year, resulting in an overcharge of $123,000. He disputed what he believed was a $10 overcharge on a car rental.
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“overcharge” in Business English

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