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English definition of “excess baggage”

excess baggage

noun [U]
 
 
(also excess luggage) UK TRANSPORT
bags that weigh more than the allowed amount for each passenger, or the money you are charged so they can be taken onto a plane: He was charged $40 for excess baggage.
(Definition of excess baggage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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