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exceed

verb [T] uk   /ɪkˈsiːd/ us  
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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