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surchargenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɜrˌtʃɑrdʒ/
a ​charge in ​addition to the ​usualamountpaid for something: If you ​order the ​tickets by ​mail, there is a $5.00 surcharge.
(Definition of surcharge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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surchargenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/ COMMERCE
a ​charge in ​addition to the usual ​amountpaid for something, or to the ​amount already ​paid: A surcharge may be made for ​deliveries outside ​normalhours.

surchargeverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/
to ​charge someone an ​extraamount: People do not see why they should be surcharged for ​withdrawing their own ​money.
(Definition of surcharge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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