Translation of "excess" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

excess

noun uk us /ekˈses/ /ˈ--/

[ S or U ] an amount which is more than acceptable, expected or reasonable

过分;过量;过度
An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing. 过分热情不见得总是件好事情。
They both eat to excess (= too much). 他们两个都吃得太多了。
There will be an increase in tax for those earning in excess of (= more than) twice the national average wage. 对于那些收入超过全国平均工资一倍以上的人,税收额将要增加。
excesses [ plural ]

actions far past the limit of what is acceptable

过分的行为;越轨行为;暴行
For many years people were trying to escape the excesses (= cruel actions) of the junta. 在过去很多年里,人们一直都在想方设法逃离胡作非为的军政府统治。
As for shoes, her excesses (= the large number she owned) were well known. 说到鞋,众所周知她的鞋多得离谱。

(Translation of “excess noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)