Examples of overcharge in a Sentence
He overcharges for car repairs.
He overcharges his customers for car repairs.
The store overcharged me for my skirt.
Recent Examples of overcharge from the Web
And 1,500 miles away on the island of Key West, Florida, doctors say patients are being overcharged so that Community, sometimes called CHS, can rake in cash.
Dominion hired a contractor to identify the 24,000 businesses, about 10 percent of its commercial customers in Virginia, who may have been overcharged.
Two brothers who formerly owned a Pennsylvania defense contractor and their former chief financial officer have pleaded guilty in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the U.S. Defense Department for Humvee window kits.
Last year, the insurance giant Anthem sued Express Scripts in federal court in New York for $15 billion and claimed the company had been overcharging it for drugs.
The water works stopped the clock on collections since November, when hiccups in the utility's payment system caused some customers to be overcharged or not receive bills.
Earlier this month, the Justice Department accused giant insurer UnitedHealth Group of overcharging the federal government by more than $1 billion by improperly jacking up risk scores over the course of a decade.
The suit claims Bonilla added false information to the applications, overcharged for her services and submitted paperwork on the family's behalf.
The legislation also would give the president the power to punish oil companies who overcharge consumers for oil, so the oil lobby is also not happy.
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First Known Use of overcharge
OVERCHARGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overcharge for English Language Learners
: to charge too much for something : to make someone pay too much money for something
: to give too much of an electric charge to (a battery)
OVERCHARGE Defined for Kids
Definition of overcharge for Students
: to charge too much money
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