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Meaning of “surplus” - Learner’s Dictionary

surplus

noun [C, U]     /ˈsɜːpləs/
an amount of something that is more than you need: Every year we produce a huge surplus of meat.Too much and unnecessary
surplus adjective
surplus wheat
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