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English definition of “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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