English to Afrikaans Meaning :: surplus

surplus
Surplus :
surplus
- surplusoorskotte
 

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Noun(1) a quantity much larger than is needed
Adjective(1) more than is needed, desired, or required, or unnecessary

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(1) Each year, the continent generates an export surplus of approximately five million tons.(2) As for food, farms are the only way to get it, but farms not only produce a surplus of food, they also support your existing army.(3) A series of deductions is made from it that tends to turn the surplus into a deficit.(4) None of this would have been possible without the development of agriculture and the capacity to produce a surplus of food that could be supplied to a sector of the population that was no longer responsible for feeding itself.(5) Whenever I do have a little surplus cash - not very often may I add - my inclination would be to invest in art.(6) Moreover, there is increased competition from other products that means that consumers now decide whether to spend their surplus cash on a CD or DVD, for instance.(7) We'd never encourage people to keep surplus funds in their current account.(8) At the same time, the US working day is becoming more intense as surplus labor grows.(9) Maybe I'm not seeing them, but are there any policies that don't involve splashing the surplus cash around?(10) Some banks with surplus cash distribute money to their neighbours.(11) Far from overflowing with a surplus of meaning, upon careful examination they display a deficit of meaning.(12) Since the 1950s, the United States has been running an agricultural trade surplus with the rest of the world.(13) Using this approach shows a large surplus of housing supply, in contrast with the Inspector's finding of a small shortfall.(14) Profits were boosted by lower costs and the money it earned on the surplus cash.(15) The country's large current account surplus has also continued to grow against a backdrop of steadily deteriorating global growth.(16) For 2000, the current account surplus is likely to be a record 4.4 per cent of national output.
Related Words
(1) trade surplus ::
handelsoorskot
Synonyms
Noun
1. excess ::
meer
2. surfeit ::
oorvloed
4. superfluity ::
oorvloed
5. oversupply ::
ooraanbod
6. glut ::
oorvloed
7. profusion ::
oorvloed
8. plethora ::
oorvloed
9. remainder ::
restant
10. residue ::
oorskot
Adjective
13. excess ::
meer
14. leftover ::
oorskiet
15. unused ::
ongebruikte
17. extra ::
ekstra
18. additional ::
addisionele
19. spare ::
spaar
20. superfluous ::
oorbodig
21. redundant ::
oorbodig
22. unwanted ::
ongewenste
23. unneeded ::
onnodige
24. dispensable ::
onmisbaar
25. expendable ::
besteebare
Antonyms
1. deficiency ::
tekort
2. deficit ::
tekort
Different Forms
surplus, surpluses
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