excessive

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excessive(
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seh
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sihv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (too much)
a. excesivo
The laptop's mother board was damaged by excessive heat.La tarjeta madre de la laptop fue dañada por calor excesivo.
b. desmesurado
Felipe quit his job because he couldn't keep up with his boss's excessive demands.Felipe renunció a su trabajo porque no aguantaba las exigencias desmesuradas de su jefe.
c. abusivo
The overage charges applied by telephone companies are simply excessive.Los precios que cobran las compañías telefónicas por minutos extra son simplemente abusivos.
d. exagerado
It's a good product, but the price they're charging is excessive.Es un buen producto, pero el precio que cobran es exagerado.
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excessive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. excesivo(a)
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excessive [ɪkˈsesɪv]
adjective
[+amount, use, consumption, heat] excesivo; [+demands, interest, ambition] excesivo; desmesurado; [+price] excesivo; abusivo
the use of excessive force by the police el uso excesivo de la fuerza por parte de la policía; the accident was caused by the driver's excessive speed el exceso de velocidad con que iba el conductor causó el accidente; the dangers of excessive drinking los peligros de beber en exceso
she was sick of his excessive dinking
£10? that's a bit excessive ¿10 libras? eso es un poco exagerado; ¿10 libras? eso es pasarse (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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