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Spanish translation of “excess”

excess

noun /ikˈses/
the (act of) going beyond normal or suitable limits He ate well, but not to excess. an abnormally large amount 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
excesivamente
The prices in that restaurant are excessively expensive.
excessiveness noun in excess of more than His salary is in excess of $125,000 a year.
(Definition of excess from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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