Translation of "excess" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /ɪkˈses/

[ U, no plural ] more of something than is usual or needed

An excess of oil on the markets has caused prices to fall sharply.
in excess of sth

more than a particular amount or level

более, сверх
He earns in excess of £60,000 a year.
do sth to excess

to do something too much

делать что-либо до излишества, злоупотреблять
He occasionally has a beer, but he never drinks to excess.

(Translation of “excess noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)