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excess

noun     /ekˈses/ /ˈ--/
[S or U] an amount which is more than acceptable, expected or reasonable 過分;過量;過度 An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing. 過分熱情不見得總是件好事。 They both eat to excess (= too much). 他們兩個都吃得太多了。 There will be an increase in tax for those earning in excess of (= more than) twice the national average wage. 對於那些收入超過全國平均薪資一倍以上的人,稅收額將要增加。 Too much and unnecessary
excesses [plural]
actions far past the limit of what is acceptable 過分的行為;越軌行為;暴行 For many years people were trying to escape the excesses (= cruel actions) of the junta. 在過去很多年裡面,人們一直都在千方百計逃離殘虐的軍政府統治。 As for shoes, her excesses (= the large number she owned) were well known. 講到鞋,眾所周知她的鞋多得離譜。 Bad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
(Definition of excess noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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