overage

1 [oh-ver-eyj]
adjective
1.
beyond the acceptable or desired age: overage for the draft.
2.
older than usual or expected for the activity, position, etc.: an overage baseball player who still outperforms many rookies.
3.
too old to be serviceable; antiquated: She drives an overage car.

Origin:
1885–90; over- + age

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overage

2 [oh-ver-ij]
noun Commerce.
1.
an excess supply of merchandise.
2.
the value of goods in excess of the amount called for by stock records; money in excess of the amount called for by sales records.

Origin:
1940–45; over- + -age

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overage (ˌəʊvərˈeɪdʒ)
 
adj
beyond a specified age

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overage
"a surplus amount," 1945, a banking term, coined from over, on model of shortage.
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Example sentences
One famous scam is to underbid the weight of your stuff and then after they
  load it, overcharge you for the overage.
Unlimited plans comfort subscribers who fear sudden gushes of overage fees when
  they exceed metered text plans.
Private pensions need only cover the overage above social security because you
  do pay into that system as a private worker.
So rather than getting a huge bill with overage charges, you get degraded
  service until the rollover of your billing cycle.
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