overcharging


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o·ver·charge

 (ō′vər-chärj′)
v. o·ver·charged, o·ver·charg·ing, o·ver·charg·es
v.tr.
1. To charge (a party) an excessive price for something.
2. To fill too full; overload.
3. To overstate or exaggerate.
v.intr.
To charge too much.
n. (ō′vər-chärj′)
1. Abbr. o/c An excessive charge or price.
2. A load or burden that is too full or heavy.

overcharging

(ˌəʊvəˈtʃɑːdʒɪŋ)
n
1. (Commerce) the act of charging too much
2. the act of filling or loading beyond capacity
Translations

overcharging

[ˌəʊvərˈtʃɑːrdʒɪŋ] nsurfacturation f
References in classic literature ?
You know how quick some of the gentry are to suspect us of cheating and overcharging; why, they stand with their purses in their hands counting it over to a penny and looking at us as if we were pickpockets.
The food would create an insurrection in a poorhouse; and yet if you go outside to get your meals that hotel makes up its loss by overcharging you on all sorts of trifles--and without making any denials or excuses about it, either.
Uncas, boy, you waste the kernels by overcharging; and a kicking rifle never carries a true bullet.
There was no "talking back," no dissatisfaction about overcharging, no grumbling about anything.
He said that to stop overcharging of vegetables and fruits, the administration has also kept vigilant eye on auction at the markets, adding that this would be continue to provide relief to the common man.
The licensee of Gold Union Employment Agency (Gold Union) (located in Fanling) was convicted and fined $9,000 at Eastern Magistrates' Courts today (June 23) for overcharging a job seeker.
Islamabad -- Upon the directions of Inspector General Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, officers of NHandMP took stern action against the complaints of overcharging by the transporters during EidulAzha and returned 4.
The country's two biggest banks and at least two other institutions covered under the bank guarantee scheme face new overcharging investigations on foot of fresh evidence provided by at least two new whistleblowers to the Financial Regulator.
RAWALPINDI -- Regional Transport Authority (RTA) would take strict action against transporters found involved in overcharging passengers on various routes as fare of public-service vehicles had not been revised after hike in fuel prices, Secretary RTA Khalid Yameen Satti said.
NAWABSHAH -- District administrations of Shaheed Benazirabad, Sanghar and Naushehro Feroze districts continued their operation against overcharging and profiteering to keep prices of essential commodities stable during the month of Ramzan.
RAWALPINDI:Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Rawalpindi has been attempting to bring the hammer down on overcharging, with surprise checks at bus stands while 510 Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) were impounded and 1015 were fined for overcharging, overloading and on other violations during November.
ASIC will not accept overcharging, and where necessary will take action to ensure consumers are not out of pocket, ASIC Deputy Chairman Peter Kell said.