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surcharge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade
surchargesur‧charge1 /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ $ ˈsɜːrtʃɑːrdʒ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BBTmoney that you have to pay in addition to the basic price of somethingsurcharge on 🔊 a 10% surcharge on airline tickets
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surchargeBut there may be a surcharge.The price of your holiday is fully guaranteed and will not be subject to any surcharges.Banks claim surcharges are needed to help offset the cost of installation and maintenance.It is interesting to note that they come from the same stable that brought us the national insurance surcharge.But congressional investigators said bank claims of confidentiality kept them from establishing precisely how much profit banks are reaping from the surcharges.The surcharge will not be applied to representatives' orders or dues supplied as part of a previous large order.surcharge ona 10% surcharge on all imports
Related topics: Trade
surchargesurcharge2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBTto make someone pay an additional amount of money
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From Longman Business Dictionarysurchargesur‧charge1 /ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒˈsɜːrtʃɑːrdʒ/ noun [countable]TAXECONOMICSFINANCE money that has to be paid in addition to the normal payment for somethingTaxpayers would beliable to surcharges if they failed to send in payments.surcharge onTrade has been hampered (=harmed) by high Chinese surcharges on South Korean products.The company recentlyimposed surcharges of as much as $56 a day on car rentals in certain areas. import surchargesurchargesurcharge2 verb [transitive]COMMERCE to make someone pay an additional amount of moneyRetailers will be able to choose whether to surcharge credit card customers or to offer a discount for cash.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
surcharge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysurcharge
he, she, itsurcharges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysurcharged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave surcharged
he, she, ithas surcharged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad surcharged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill surcharge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have surcharged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam surcharging
he, she, itis surcharging
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you, we, theyare surcharging
Past
I, he, she, itwas surcharging
you, we, theywere surcharging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been surcharging
he, she, ithas been surcharging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been surcharging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be surcharging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been surcharging
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