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an amount of something left over when requirements have been met; an excess of production or supply over demand:exports of food surpluses an excess of income or assets over expenditure or liabilities in a given period, typically a fiscal year:a trade surplus of $1.4 billion the excess value of a company’s assets over the face value of its stock.
more than what is needed or used; excess:make the most of your surplus cash denoting a store selling excess or out-of-date military equipment or clothing:she had picked up her boots in an army surplus store
Remember that surplus
ends with a single s
to make the plural of words which end in -s