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excess

noun
 
 
/ɪkˈses/
[U, no plural] more of something than is usual or needed: An excess of oil on the markets has caused prices to fall sharply.Too much and unnecessary
in excess of sth more than a particular amount or level: He earns in excess of £60,000 a year.Large in number or quantity
do sth to excess to do something too much: He occasionally has a beer, but he never drinks to excess.Too much and unnecessary
Translations of “excess”
in Korean 초과…
in Arabic زِيادة…
in French excès, trop (de), excédent…
in Turkish aşırılık, bolluk…
in Italian eccesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分, 過量, 過度…
in Russian избыток…
in Polish nadmiar…
in Spanish exceso, excedente…
in Portuguese excesso…
in German das Übermaß, die Mehrsumme…
in Catalan excés…
in Japanese 超過…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分, 过量, 过度…
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