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excess

noun     /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。 Too much and unnecessary
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。 Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
(Definition of excess noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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