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exceed

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪkˈsiːd/
C1 to be greater than a number or amount, or to go past an allowed limit: The final cost should not exceed $5,000. The success of our campaign has exceeded our wildest expectations. She was found guilty on three charges of exceeding the speed limit.
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in Arabic يَتَجاوَز…
in Korean 초과하다…
in Malaysian melebihi…
in French dépasser…
in Turkish geçmek, aşmak, ihlal etmek…
in Italian eccedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超過,超出(數量), 超越(規定的範圍)…
in Russian превышать…
in Polish przekraczać, przewyższać…
in Vietnamese vượt quá…
in Spanish exceder, sobrepasar…
in Portuguese exceder, superar…
in Thai เกินกว่า…
in German überschreiten…
in Catalan excedir…
in Japanese ~を超える…
in Indonesian melampaui…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超过,超出(数量), 超越(规定的范围)…
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