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German translation of “excess”

excess

noun /ikˈses/
the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits
das Übermaß
He ate well, but not to excess.
an abnormally large amount
das Übermaß
He had consumed an excess of alcohol.
an amount by which something is greater than something else
die Mehrsumme
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
übermäßig
The manager expects them to do an excessive amount of work.
excessively adverb
übermäßig
excessiveness noun
das Übermaß
in excess of more than
über
His salary is in excess of $125,000 a year.
(Definition of excess from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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