Translation of "surplus" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsɜː·pləs/ us /ˈsɜr·plʌs/

being more than you need

excedente, de sobra
surplus wheat
noun uk /ˈsɜː·pləs/ us /ˈsɜr·plʌs/

an amount of something that is more than you need

Every year we produce a huge surplus of meat.

(Translation of “surplus” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsəˈpləs/

the amount left over when what is required has been used etc

Canada produces a surplus of raw materials
(also adjective) surplus stocks
The country had a trade surplus (= exported more than it imported) last month.

(Translation of “surplus” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)