Surplus

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Definition

a surplus: an excess, too much of something
noun
How much surplus of this product do we have in stock? Can you tell me how many extra items we have?

Examples

  • "I am writing to you because I have a bit of a problem. Due to a production oversight in our Paris manufacturing plant, we have an enormous surplus of last year's fragrance 'Bordello Breeze'."
  • "After consulting with my team of accountants and reviewing our various accounts, I've discovered that the company has a surplus of available cash."
  • "Kevin : No problem. In fact, they've got quite a surplus in their warehouse."

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