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Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrfət; ˈsɜːfɪt/

Translation of surfeit in Spanish:


  • [literary/literario] a surfeit of sth un exceso or [literary/literario] una plétora de algo there is a surfeit of exhibitions this autumn este otoño hay una plétora de exposiciones [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • As someone with a surfeit of embarrassing '80s hairstyle photo evidence I am all in favour of today's youth facing similar consequences.
    • That's no mean boast, since there's a surfeit of super-featherweight talent around.
    • There is nothing in the income tax legislation that precludes people from paying extra taxes as they want to, voluntarily, and I am sure Treasury would not be embarrassed by a surfeit of cheques.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [literary/literario] to surfeit oneself with/on sth hartarse de or (in Spain also/en España también) a algo they were surfeited with food se hartaron de comida, estaban ahítos (de comida) [literary/literario]

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