Translation of excessive in Spanish:

excessive

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsesɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [price/charges] excesivo, abusivo 1.2 [demands/pressure] exagerado; [interest/ambition/praise] exagerado, desmesurado
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    • To counter this argument it is necessary to show that excessive caution is a barrier to progress.
    • As ever, we ended up drinking excessive amounts, albeit absorbed by plenty of food.
    • Vitamin A is dangerous in excessive doses and in extreme cases may trigger liver damage.

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