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"exceed" in British English

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exceedverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈsiːd/
C1 to be ​greater than a ​number or ​amount, or to go past an ​allowedlimit: The ​finalcost should not exceed $5,000. The ​success of ​ourcampaign has exceeded ​ourwildestexpectations. She was ​foundguilty on three ​charges of exceeding the ​speedlimit.

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(Definition of exceed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exceed" in American English

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exceedverb [T]

 us   /ɪkˈsid/
to be ​greater than a ​number or ​amount, or to go beyond a ​permittedlimit: He was exceeding the ​speedlimit by 15 ​miles an ​hour.
(Definition of exceed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exceed" in Business English

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exceedverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈsiːd/
to be more than a particular ​number or ​amount: The ​earningspershare far exceeded analysts' ​estimates of 9 to 10 ​centspershare.
to go past the ​level, ​limit, ​rate, etc. that you are ​allowed: Customers who exceed their ​creditlimits will be ​charged a ​fee.
(Definition of exceed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exceed”
in Korean 초과하다…
in Arabic يَتَجاوَز…
in Malaysian melebihi…
in French dépasser…
in Russian превышать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超過,超出(數量), 超越(規定的範圍)…
in Italian eccedere…
in Turkish geçmek, aşmak, ihlal etmek…
in Polish przekraczać, przewyższać…
in Spanish exceder, sobrepasar…
in Vietnamese vượt quá…
in Portuguese exceder, superar…
in Thai เกินกว่า…
in German überschreiten…
in Catalan excedir…
in Japanese ~を超える…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超过,超出(数量), 超越(规定的范围)…
in Indonesian melampaui…
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