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undercharge

[v. uhn-der-chahrj; n. uhn-der-chahrj] /v. ˌʌn dərˈtʃɑrdʒ; n. 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
1625-1635
1625-35; under- + charge
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British Dictionary definitions for undercharged

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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