Definition of 'overcharge'
Example sentences containing 'overcharge'
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This implies that clients have been overcharged. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are concerns this could lead to taxpayers being overcharged. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It overcharged the taxpayer by tens of millions of pounds by claiming it had tagged criminals who were actually dead or imprisoned. The Sun (2014)It then compounded its sins in the eyes of the public by allegedly overcharging the Government for electronic tagging of criminals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The council said the Government was overcharging passengers by making them pay more in tax than the environmental cost of their journeys. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In some cases, it is clear that clients were overcharged and there were some examples of the winning bidders providing kickbacks to their rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The security giant overcharged the Government by millions for tagging non-existent criminals. The Sun (2013)He overcharged the taxpayer for bills, council tax and repairs on his second home in London. The Sun (2011)It follows initial findings that consumers were being overcharged 1.4 billion a year for PPI policies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'overcharge'
Used Rarely. overcharge is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overcharge'
British English: overcharge /ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒ/ VERB
If someone overcharges you, they charge you too much for their goods or services.
The taxi driver overcharged him.
- American English: overcharge
- Arabic: يَطْلُبُ ثَمَناً بَاهِظاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: cobrar caro demais
- Chinese: 要价过高
- Croatian: previše naplatiti
- Czech: předražit
- Danish: tage for høj pris
- Dutch: te veel vragen
- European Spanish: cobrar de más
- Finnish: veloittaa liikaa
- French: surcharger
- German: zu viel berechnen
- Greek: υπερχρεώνω
- Italian: fare pagare un prezzo eccessivo
- Japanese: 過大請求する
- Korean: 바가지 씌우다
- Norwegian: ta for mye betalt
- Polish: przeciążyć
- European Portuguese: cobrar demasiado
- Romanian: a suprataxa
- Russian: назначать завышенную цену
- Spanish: cobrar de más
- Swedish: ta för mycket betalt
- Thai: คิดเกินราคา
- Turkish: fazla fiyat istemek
- Ukrainian: завищувати ціну
- Vietnamese: tính giá quá đắt
Definition of overcharge from the Collins English Dictionary
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