surplus

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈs3ːrpləs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɝplʌs, -pləs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sûrplus, -pləs)


Inflections of 'surplus' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
surpluses
v 3rd person singular
surplussing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
surplusing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
surplussed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
surplused
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
surplussed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
surplussed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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surplus

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [army, navy, store, warehouse] surplus
  2. a [capital, cash, trade, labor] surplus (of)
  3. a surplus of [stock, oil, fabric]
  4. a [product, data] surplus
  5. resulting in a surplus (of)
  6. caused a surplus (in)
  7. there was a surplus (of)
  8. was in surplus this [season, year]
  9. get rid of the surplus
  10. sell off the surplus
  11. what are we going to do with this surplus?
  12. the [balance, account] is in surplus
adj
  1. surplus [products, items, supplies, cash]
  2. still have a surplus stock of
  3. [donate, sell, throw out] surplus stock
  4. [bought, sold, picked up] in a surplus store
  5. [filter, get rid of, discard] the surplus water
  6. is [deemed, considered] surplus to requirements
  7. a surplus balance in the account
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