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overpaid

adjective
 
 
/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 public sympathy for their pay claim.
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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Translations of “overpaid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 付得過多的, 多支付的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 付得过多, 多支付的…
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