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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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