overpayment


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o·ver·pay

 (ō′vər-pā′)
v. o·ver·paid (-pād′), o·ver·pay·ing, o·ver·pays
v.tr.
1. To pay (a party) too much.
2. To pay an amount in excess of (a sum due).
v.intr.
To pay too much.

o′ver·pay′ment n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

overpayment

(ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt)
n
1. the act of paying (someone) at too high a rate
2. the act of paying (someone) more than is due, as by an error
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overpayment - a payment larger than needed or expected
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.overpayment - the act of paying too much
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money
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Translations

overpayment

[ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt] Npago m excesivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overpayment

[ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt] npagamento eccessivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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