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surplus

noun balance, bonus, excess, expletive, glut, leavings, margin, nimiety, overabundance, overage, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, redundance, redundancy, remainder, residue, residuum, spare, superabundance, superfluity, superplus, surfeit, surplusage
Associated concepts: accumulated surplus, distribution of surplus, surplus after sale, surplus goods, surplus income, surplus of proceeds, transfer to surplus
See also: balance, bonus, boom, excess, excessive, expendable, needless, net, overage, plethora, profuse, prosperity, redundancy, redundant, remainder, residual, residuary, superfluous, surfeit, unnecessary

SURPLUS. That which is left from a fund which has been appropriated for a particular purpose; the remainder of a thing; the overplus the residue. (q.v.) See 18 Ves. 466.
     2. The following is an example of a surplus; if a thing be put in pledge as a security to pay one hundred dollars, and it be afterwards sold for one hundred and fifty dollars, the fifty dollars will be the surplus. Wolff, Inst. Sec. 697. See Overplus; Residue.

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It is a surplus position when foreign exchange inflows far outweigh the outflows.
The smaller surplus in July mainly came as spending on overseas travel increased during the summer vacation season, the bank said.
Brown, a top surplus-lines lawyer based in San Francisco, says, "The concept [used to be] that if licensed or admitted insurers in the state were unwilling to write the risk, the risk could be 'exported' to the 'non-admitted' or surplus lines market outside the state.
8 February 2011 - Denmark's current account showed a record surplus of DKK93.
Current account and capital and financial account surpluses contributed to the total surplus in the last quarter of 2010, he said.
What remains to be seen is how the rest of the year will play out and if Florida will become the nation's largest surplus lines market based upon premium volume.
Traditionally, surplus lines insurance has not been subject to the same rigorous statutory standards applicable to admitted insurance companies.
The balance of trade in goods and services in 2006 posted a surplus of 7,333.
That raised China's total surplus for the first 10 months of the year to $133.
Investment recovery (IR) professionals are charged with the challenging responsibility of managing the rocky landscape of surplus assets to maximize value and reduce risk and liability for the company disposing of these assets.
In addition, recognizing that the corporate managers needed a range of external resources, services and options to facilitate and actualize their disposition decisions, after a few years of operation, the association opened up its membership and invited members from services and specialty business areas that typically would be involved in surplus asset disposition.
Basic trade theory tells us that a region can only export what it has a surplus of.