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American English: /ˈsərˌtʃɑrdʒ/
British English: /ˈsəːtʃɑːdʒ/

Translation of surcharge in Spanish:


  • to impose a surcharge on something
    aplicar un recargo a algo
    import surcharge
    sobretasa (feminine) de importación
    Example sentences
    • We use the surcharge to encourage faster payments, and it works.
    • If the tax payment is still not made by 28 February, an additional surcharge of 5% on the outstanding balance is imposed.
    • Late payment surcharges will be applied in accordance with Section 3.1 of the Student Fee Regulations.

transitive verb

  • (usually passive)
    aplicar un recargo a
    you may be surcharged
    tal vez le apliquen un recargo
    the parcel was surcharged
    hubo que pagar un recargo por el paquete
    Example sentences
    • The fall in interest rates has masked evidence that lenders are continuing to surcharge borrowers in the Republic.
    • If a court were to determine that the litigation was not likely to provide a benefit to the trust, the court might surcharge the trustee for all attorney fees.
    • If businesses can surcharge, then they might be able to maneuver their customers into paying more, or they might be able to make more money off people who would otherwise use out-of-state checks.
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