Meaning of SURPLUS in English

SURPLUS

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , huge , large

a large grain ~

▪ small

▪ projected

a projected ~ of $5.6 trillion over ten years

▪ agricultural

▪ budget , current-account , federal , social-security ( AmE ), trade

▪ consumer , producer ( both economics )

VERB + SURPLUS

▪ have , run ( esp. AmE )

Japan runs a large current-account ~.

▪ generate , produce

▪ project ( esp. AmE )

SURPLUS + NOUN

▪ cash , stock

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~

The pension fund is in ~.

II.

adj.

Surplus is used with these nouns: ↑ energy , ↑ fund , ↑ inventory , ↑ stock

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