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excess

noun
 
 
/ɪkˈses/
[S or U] an amount that is more than is needed, expected, or acceptable: If you retire having saved more than £1.4m you will face a one-off 33% tax charge on the excess. Any excess over these expenses represents profit attributable to shareholders.excess of sth There is still, in many industries, an excess of productive capacity.
[S] UK ( US deductible) INSURANCE a part of the cost of an accident, injury, etc. that you agree to pay yourself when you buy insurance: Cover would cost £239 a year with a £75 excess, or £215 a year with a £250 excess. excess on sth The policy carries a £40 excess on most claims.
in excess of more than: Last year he earned in excess of $3 million. The Fund will not borrow money in excess of one-third of the value of its net assets.
Translations of “excess”
in Korean 초과…
in Arabic زِيادة…
in French excès, trop (de), excédent…
in Turkish aşırılık, bolluk…
in Italian eccesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分, 過量, 過度…
in Russian избыток…
in Polish nadmiar…
in Spanish exceso, excedente…
in Portuguese excesso…
in German das Übermaß, die Mehrsumme…
in Catalan excés…
in Japanese 超過…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分, 过量, 过度…
(Definition of excess noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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