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"excessive" in British English

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excessiveadjective

uk   us   /ekˈses.ɪv/
excessively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She was ​polite but not excessively so. I don't ​drink excessively.
(Definition of excessive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excessive" in Business English

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excessiveadjective

uk   us   /ɪkˈsesɪv/
too much or too many: Some ​propertyownerscomplained that they were being ​charged excessive ​fees. The ​directive will prevent ​employees from ​working excessive ​hours. Investing ​offshore is only worthwhile if the ​costs involved are not excessive.
excessively
adverb /ekˈsesɪvli/
The ​presentsystem of ​tax reliefs is excessively complicated.
(Definition of excessive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “excessive”
in Arabic مُفرِط…
in Korean 과도한…
in Portuguese excessivo…
in Catalan excessiu…
in Japanese 行き過ぎた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分的, 过度的, 过多的…
in Turkish aşırı, ölçüsüz, istenmediği kadar…
in Russian излишний, чрезмерный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分的, 過度的, 過多的…
in Italian eccessivo…
in Polish nadmierny, przesadny…
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