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"overpaid" in British English

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overpaidadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpeɪd/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
paid too much or more than ​usual: The ​bureaucrats, ​widelyregarded as under-worked and overpaid, did not get much ​publicsympathy for ​theirdemands for a ​payrise. paid more than ​necessary: You can get a ​refund for the overpaid ​tax by ​filling in this ​form.
(Definition of overpaid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overpaidadjective

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd/
an overpaid ​person is ​paid too much or more than usual: The ​bureaucrats, widely regarded as under-worked and overpaid, did not get much ​publicsympathy for their ​payclaim.
an overpaid ​amount of ​money is more than necessary: You can ​claim back any overpaid ​tax by ​filling in this ​form.
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(Definition of overpaid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overpaid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 付得过多, 多支付的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 付得過多的, 多支付的…
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