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English definition of “exceed”

exceed

verb [T]     /ɪkˈsiːd/
to be more than a particular number or amount: The earnings per share far exceeded analysts' estimates of 9 to 10 cents per share.
to go past the level, limit, rate, etc. that you are allowed: Customers who exceed their credit limits will be charged a fee.
(Definition of exceed verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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