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undercharge

[verb uhn-der-chahrj; noun uhn-der-chahrj] /verb ˌʌn dərˈtʃɑrdʒ; noun ˈʌn dərˌtʃɑrdʒ/
verb (used with object), undercharged, undercharging.
1.
to charge (a purchaser) less than the proper or fair price.
2.
to charge (a stated amount) less than the proper price:
They undercharged several dollars for storing the goods.
3.
to put an insufficient charge or load into.
verb (used without object), undercharged, undercharging.
4.
to charge too little.
noun
5.
a charge or price less than is proper or customary.
6.
an insufficient charge or load.
Origin of undercharge
1625-1635
First recorded in 1625-35; under- + charge
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British Dictionary definitions for undercharge

undercharge

/ˌʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ/
verb
1.
to charge too little (for)
2.
(transitive) to load (a gun, cannon, etc,) with an inadequate charge
noun
3.
an insufficient charge
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