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This led the supply of rental properties to exceed tenant demand and pushed down rents in some areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The nippy air seems to be good for productivity: the average household income exceeds 60,000. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The big issue is what happens when supply of resources exceeds demand? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The petroleum exploration budget exceeded its mineral exploration budget for the first time last year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The attendance charge appeared to exceed the amount allowed under the law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Any payment exceeding the limit will be taxed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It worked well until drivers exceeded the speed limit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The many projects that exceed their budgets are salutary evidence that costs must remain in focus. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She admitted that the amount far exceeded her expectations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The amount of money sent abroad by immigrants to their families exceeds our overseas budget. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Landlords with high mortgage costs relative to the rent could lose money because tax bills exceed net income. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It can also be programmed to sound an alarm if the driver exceeds the speed limit for a particular area. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Parking spaces are being fitted with wireless smart sensors that detect vehicles that have exceeded their time limit and alert attendants remotely. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are two smaller training and junior pitches, but demand exceeds supply. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Our payroll exceeded our income and at one point we were 350,000 in debt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To bid, you must offer to pay an amount that exceeds the current bid. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)You know you exceeded the Mahler limit? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although her expenditure does not exceed her income at the moment, this may well change. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And 99 per cent exceed speed limits and speed through red lights. The Sun (2015)Those who exceed the lifetime limit face a tax charge of 55 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thousands of French households have been hit by a tax bill that exceeded their total income last year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Drivers going at 60mph may not be exceeding the speed limit but it is still too fast for conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This limit could be quite high but should not exceed the amount that might reasonably be bought from the holder's earnings. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)Spread-betters were selling the prices of soft commodities on predictions that cocoa, sugar and coffee supplies could all exceed demand this season. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We discover that for stability, the average elasticity of demand must exceed 0.5. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)Last year, demand for cocoa exceeded production by 70,000 metric tonnes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: exceed VERB
If something exceeds a particular amount or number, it is greater or larger than that amount or number.
Its research budget exceeds $700 million a year.
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