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exceedance

[ ik-seed-ns ]
/ ɪkˈsid ns /
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Definition of exceedance

noun
the act or fact of exceeding something, especially a limit or standard: penalties for exceedance of air quality standards.
the amount by which something exceeds a limit or standard: a 10 percent exceedance.
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Origin of exceedance

First recorded in 1950–55; exceed + -ance
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