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exceed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexceedex‧ceed /ɪkˈsiːd/ ●●○ AWL verb [transitive] formal  1 MORE THAN A NUMBER OR AMOUNTto be more than a particular number or amount Working hours must not exceed 42 hours a week. His performance exceeded our expectations.2 SCCto go beyond what rules or laws say you are allowed to do He was fined for exceeding the speed limit. The riot police had exceeded their authority.→ See Verb table
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exceedConstruction costs for the bridge could exceed $230 million.Legal requirements state that working hours must not exceed 42 hours a week.For example, if the cost of injuries exceeds $ 5,000, the other party may be sued.Births exceeded deaths by a ratio of 3 to 1.Metcalf has achieved 49 touchdowns, far exceeding even those of his famous father.Nearly 100 cities have air pollution that exceeds federal standards.The total portfolio exceeds nine hundred million.The size of the gang, however, should be kept as small as possible and should not exceed six members.Indeed, at one point the peak of a worst case fluctuation actually exceeds that of the best case.In the Far East, home computer ownership is expected to exceed that of the US and Europe combined.She claims that the concept of the additional premium exceeding the amount of the claim will be familiar to motorists.They are likely to do so only if the perceived benefits exceed the expected costs.In essence, this requires assessment of whether the extra benefits exceed the higher costs.The conservative justices said the lawmakers had exceeded their constitutional authority.exceeded ... expectationsAll observers noted that the elections had been free and fair and that conduct had exceeded all expectations.Cyrix reported a fourth-quarter loss of 49 cents a share, which exceeded most analysts expectations.He felt sure he had exceeded Jeopardy's expectations.Ponsolle said sales in 1995 exceeded expectations.Shares of computer equipment companies nationwide surged after several members of the industry reported earnings that exceeded expectations.We felt that the interaction and integration had exceeded our expectations.Within twelve months it had exceeded expectations and become a £40million growth product.The results exceeded analysts' expectations of $ 1. 64 a share.exceeded ... authorityIn making these threats, Mr Sloan exceeded his authority.The conservative justices said the lawmakers had exceeded their constitutional authority.The point is the Supreme Court has over the past 30 years usurped more power and exceeded its authority.One can only assume that the Roman officials exceeded their authority and treated the royal family with disrespect.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexceedex‧ceed /ɪkˈsiːd/ verb [transitive]1to be more than a particular number or amountWorking hours must not exceed 42 hours a week.individuals with assets exceeding £500,0002to go beyond an official or legal limitPesticide levels must not exceed the limit set by the EU.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
exceed
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexceed
he, she, itexceeds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexceeded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave exceeded
he, she, ithas exceeded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad exceeded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exceed
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have exceeded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam exceeding
he, she, itis exceeding
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you, we, theyare exceeding
Past
I, he, she, itwas exceeding
you, we, theywere exceeding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been exceeding
he, she, ithas been exceeding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been exceeding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be exceeding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been exceeding
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