how to pronounce overcharge

/ˈoʊvɚtˌʃɑːɹdʒ/

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overcharge is pronounced in three syllables

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oʊvɚtʃɑːɹdʒ

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An example use of overcharge in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… mechanics to overcharge and do …”

meanings of overcharge

verb:

  1. To fill too full; to crowd.
  2. To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress.
  3. To charge (somebody) more money than the correct amount or to surpass a certain limit while charging a bill.
  4. To continue to charge (an electrical device) beyond its capacity.
  5. To charge (someone) with an inflated number or degree of legal charges (for example, charging them with a more serious crime than was committed); to upcharge.
  6. To exaggerate.

noun:

  1. An excessive charge in an account.
  2. An excessive load or burden.

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