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excessive
American English: /ɪkˈsɛsɪv/
British English: /ɪkˈsɛsɪv/
, /ɛkˈsɛsɪv/

Translation of excessive in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (price/charges)
    excesivo
    abusivo
    1.2
    (demands/pressure)
    exagerado
    (interest/ambition/praise)
    exagerado
    desmesurado
    Example sentences
    • 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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