Translation of "excess" - English-French dictionary


noun /ikˈses/

the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits

He ate well, but not to excess.

an abnormally large amount

trop (de)
He had consumed an excess of alcohol.

an amount by which something is greater than something else

He found he had paid an excess of $5.00 over what was actually on the bill.
excessive /-siv/ adjective

beyond what is right and proper

The manager expects them to do an excessive amount of work.
excessively adverb

excessiveness noun

manque de mesure
in excess of

more than

qui dépasse
His salary is in excess of $125,000 a year.

(Translation of “excess” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)