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supernumerary (adj) more than necessary; in excess of what we need.

Supernumerary posts are posts in excess of what is needed. If the posts in an office are more than those needed they are supernumerary. Anything in excess of what is needed is supernumerary. Supernumerary vehicles are more vehicles than you need.

  • Just to see that more people are employed the government created supernumerary posts in its departments. These posts were in excess of the people needed by the departments.
  • As a number of departments have been closed down, the vehicles of these departments have become supernumerary. There are now more vehicles than are needed.
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