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  • v. Present participle of overpay.

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Examples

  • The Amercan says that she knows she pays her staff too much relative to Oaxacan salaries but, when she stops to think about what "overpaying" enables her to do, and how her business fares, acknowledges that perhaps she is not being unreasonably generous with her staff.

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  • The International Republican Institute, which received $248 million in total between 2004 and 2009 to support governance, political participation and civil society programs in Iraq, made questionable decisions -- such as overpaying for security services from Blackwater, the infamous military contractor, and spending $690,000 on vehicles without approval from the government -- according to a new audit by the Special Inspector General for Iraqi Reconstruction (SIGIR).

    International Republican Institute's Use Of U.S. Grants Criticized By Watchdog

  • Technically, the workers could claim credits under the AMT for "overpaying" the tax.

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  • And you're comfortable kind of overpaying the dividend as you just put capital under this space?

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  • Voicing various concerns, including claims that Capital was "overpaying" for the shopping centre and transferring control to Peel "while failing to extract a premium for it", the US group's chief executive, David Simon, said the company was "disappointed by the profound value destruction proposed to be inflicted on CSC and its shareholders".

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  • He also believes the council didn't do enough to support the City Project and has wasted taxpayer dollars, such as overpaying for property.

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  • If the bond market closes down (tightens) for whatever reason (especially as banks tighten lending standards or lack capital themselves), then the company has the option of trying to issue more stock (diluting existing shareholders and presumably reducing value of existing stock) or 'overpaying' interest to attract capital.

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  • better off 'overpaying' their Sipp by £300, rather than overpaying their mortgage over the

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  • "Technically, the workers could claim credits under the AMT for" overpaying "the tax.

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  • Even Rupert Murdoch, after overpaying wildly for The Wall Street Journal, seems to be tempted by the prospect of adding The Times to his portfolio.

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