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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverchargeo‧ver‧charge /ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒ $ ˌoʊvərˈtʃɑːrdʒ/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]CHEAT to charge someone too much money for something opp undercharge They were being overcharged for cheap beer.2 [transitive]TPETTC to put too much power into a battery or electrical system→ See Verb table
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overchargeThis is another way customers are overcharged, CalPIRG said.They were being overcharged for third-rate beer, much of it brewed from cheap and inferior ingredients.It has subsidized local calls by overcharging long-distance.It provides detailed monthly reports and annual summaries itemising the amount overcharged, or if appropriate, undercharged.The university was accused of overcharging the government millions of dollars for research-related costs.The taxi driver had overcharged us by about $20.The cab driver tried to overcharge us for the ride from the airport.Garage mechanics are twice as likely to overcharge women car owners as men.