Translation of surcharge in Spanish:

surcharge

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrtʃɑːrdʒ; ˈsɜːtʃɑːdʒ/

noun/nombre

  • recargo (masculine) to impose a surcharge on sth aplicar* un recargo a algo import surcharge sobretasa (feminine) de importación
    More 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/verbo transitivo

  • (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) [person] 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

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