exceedance

[ ik-seed-ns ]
/ ɪkˈsid ns /

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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