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Today's Lesson
SURPLUS   余剰、剰余、黒字


  • A surplus is an amount of something that is more than you need.

    A budget or trade surplus is the amount by which money received is more than money spent.
  • surplus とは、必要以上の数量、剰余のことです。

    予算や貿易についての surplus は、収入額が支出額を超える分の金額のことです。



  1. This is the first year we've had a surplus of carbon permits to sell.
  2. The city had a $7 million budget surplus last year and gave its workers generous bonus payments for Christmas.
  3. China's trade surplus with the United States continues to increase.

英会話レッスンBe well!