Meaning of “excessive” in the English Dictionary

"excessive" in British English

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excessiveadjective

uk /ekˈses.ɪv/ us /ekˈses.ɪv/
excessively
adverb uk /ekˈses.ɪv.li/ us /ekˈses.ɪv.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 /ɪkˈsesɪv/ us

too much or too many:

Some property owners complained 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 present system of tax reliefs is excessively complicated.

(Definition of “excessive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)