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surcharge

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/
an extra amount of money that you have to pay for something: There is a surcharge for single rooms.TaxationCosts and expenses
Translations of “surcharge”
in Spanish recargo, sobretasa…
in French surtaxe, majoration…
in German der Zuschlag…
in Chinese (Traditional) 額外費用,附加費…
in Russian дополнительная плата…
in Turkish ek ücret, ilave ödeme, fazla ödeme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 额外费用,附加费…
in Polish dopłata, opłata dodatkowa…
(Definition of surcharge from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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