Shell shareholders voted to reject the oil giant's executive-compensation plan, the latest display of anger over big paychecks and boardroom excesses.
Catholic Archbishop Pens His Own "Das Kapital"
A Catholic archbishop in Germany introduced his own "Das Kapital" -- an
attack on capitalistic excesses -- to reporters Wednesday.
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WordNet: capitalisticNote: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.
The adjective has 2 meanings:Meaning #2: of or relating to capitalism or capitalists
Pertains to noun: capitalism (meaning #1)
noun [S or U]
an amount which is more than acceptable, expected or reasonable:
An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing.
They both eat to excess (= too much).
There will be an increase in tax for those earning in excess of (= more than) twice the national average wage.
excess Show phonetics
adjective [before noun]
Cut off any excess pastry and put it to one side.
excesses Show phonetics
actions far beyond the limit of what is acceptable:
For many years people were trying to escape the excesses (= cruel actions) of the junta.
As for shoes, her excesses (= the large number she owned) were well known.
excessive Show phonetics
Excessive exercise can sometimes cause health problems.
Any more pudding would simply be excessive.
excessively Show phonetics
She was polite but not excessively so.
I don't drink excessively.
seed money/funding money used to start a development or activity（新事業の）元手, 基金.
seed ━━ n. （pl. ～s, ～） たね, 種子; 魚精, 白子; （昆虫の）卵; （動物の）精液; 子孫 ((of)); （普通pl.） 根源 ((of)); シード選手; 【コンピュータ】シード, （乱数の）種.