redundancy

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redundancy /rɪˈdʌndənsi/ noun
plural redundancies
redundancy
/rɪˈdʌndənsi/
noun
plural redundancies
Learner's definition of REDUNDANCY
[noncount] : the act of using a word, phrase, etc., that repeats something else and is therefore unnecessary
[count] : a word, phrase, etc., that repeats something else and is therefore unnecessary : a redundant word, phrase, etc.
technical : a part in a machine, system, etc., that has the same function as another part and that exists so that the entire machine, system, etc., will not fail if the main part fails
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British
: the act of ending the employment of a worker or group of workers
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[noncount] : the fact of being dismissed from a job because you are no longer needed
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