exceeding exceeding  /ɪk ˈsi dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

Usage(s):

  1. Nearly 30 states are already forecasting budget shortfalls for the coming year exceeding $39 billion.
  2. Democrats: 67% meeting, 23% exceeding, 4% falling below.
  3. I once broke down at the airport when my gel was confiscated for exceeding the 3-oz.

News

  1. Singapore Haze Worst In Seven Years

    The Singapore haze is now the worst in seven years. The peak PSI reached 155 at 10:00 pm, exceeding the 2006 peak of 150. The skies are saturated with an unsightly and toxic haze and the air smells like smoke. Singapore’s National Environment Agency has issued a warning to children and the elderly to avoid... Read more » Singapore Haze Worst In Seven Years is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Vt Public Service: Allow time to fix wind problems

    LOWELL, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Department of Public Service is recommending that utility regulators find the Lowell Mountain wind project in violation for exceeding noise limits four times last winter.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. The Biggest Turnaround Job Of 2013: The IRS

    The IRS is in trouble, deep trouble. With over 100,000 employees and a budget exceeding $12 billion, the government agency may be the largest organization in crisis in America today. It is also the most visible turnaround project so far in 2013, corporate or government.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. In a statement, al-Sadr said he would "freeze" the Mahdi Army "for a period not exceeding six months" to reorganize the force "in such a manner that would maintain and preserve the prestige of this symbol of the faith."
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. As Wen Jiabao said: "Whatever outcome this conference may produce, we will be fully committed to achieving and even exceeding the target."
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Wen Jiabao Source: China Daily

  3. "I had anticipated that we'd be a lot better by now. I'd be lying if I said I thought we'd be this many games over .500," Maddon said. "That's exceeding expectations a bit."
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Joe Maddon Source: International Herald Tribune

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