excessnounuk /ɪkˈses/ /ˈek.ses/ us /ɪkˈses/ /ˈek.ses/
excess noun (TOO MUCH)
- The store has an excess of stock which it must sell off.
- A excess of water causes the plant's roots to rot.
- The new director says there is an excess of staff and that cuts must be made.
- The country has an excess of cheap labour.
- I'll give you two dozen bottles, but if there is any excess could I have it back after the party?
- a sledgehammer to crack a nut idiom
- be up to your neck (in sth) idiom
- carry/take coals to Newcastle idiom
- make a pig of yourself idiom
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excess noun (INSURANCE)
excessadjective [before noun]uk /ˈek.ses/ us /ˈek.ses/