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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A quantity much larger than is needed

Usage examples (33)
  • A man with a surplus can control circumstances but a man without a surplus is controlled by them and often he has no opportunity to exercise judgement.
  • Marx used the term surplus value to refer to the commodities produced above and beyond subsistence.
  • Now, this difference between what you get and what he gets is what we call surplus-value.
  • But that has we see drops in assets across the entire industry taking, what I call the surplus outs. for more
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