Surplusage definition

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Surplus; excess.
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An excess of words; verbiage.
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(law) Words or allegations in a legal document or pleading that do not have any legal value.
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Surplus; excess.
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Irrelevant or superfluous words or matter.
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(law) Such matter in the pleading of a case.
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(now rare) A surplus; a superabundance.
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(law) Matter in pleading which is not necessary or relevant to the case, and may be rejected.
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(finance) A greater disbursement than the charge of the accountant amounts to.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
surplusage
Plural:
surplusages

Origin of surplusage

  • From Medieval Latin surplusagium, from surplus.

    From Wiktionary