Meaning of “surcharge” in the English Dictionary

"surcharge" in American English

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surchargenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɜrˌtʃɑrdʒ/

a charge in addition to the usual amount paid 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)

"surcharge" in Business English

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surchargenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/ us COMMERCE

a charge in addition to the usual amount paid for something, or to the amount already paid:

A surcharge may be made for deliveries outside normal hours.

surchargeverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/ us

to charge someone an extra amount:

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)