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French translation of “excess”

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excess

noun /ikˈses/
the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits
excès
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
excédent
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
excessif
The manager expects them to do an excessive amount of work.
excessively adverb
excessivement
excessiveness noun
manque de mesure
in excess of more than
qui dépasse
His salary is in excess of $125,000 a year.
Translations of “excess”
in Korean 초과…
in Arabic زِيادة…
in Italian eccesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分, 過量, 過度…
in Russian избыток…
in Turkish aşırılık, bolluk…
in Polish nadmiar…
in Spanish exceso, excedente…
in Portuguese excesso…
in German das Übermaß, die Mehrsumme…
in Catalan excés…
in Japanese 超過…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分, 过量, 过度…
(Definition of excess from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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