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surpassing

verb
present participle of surpass

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2 to go beyond the limit of
  • the sales of the band's newest CD have surpassed the combined sales of its last two albums

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The first known use of surpassing was in 1566

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“Surpassing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sur-passing. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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