Redundant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈdʌndənt|  American pronunciation of the word redundant
Brit.  |rɪˈdʌnd(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word redundant

adjective

- more than is needed, desired, or required(syn: excess, extra, spare, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplus)

yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
skills made redundant by technological advance

- repetition of same sense in different words(syn: pleonastic, tautologic, tautological)

at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition

Examples

He edited the paper and removed any redundant information or statements.

Avoid redundant expressions in your writing.

Some people say that since all adages are old, the phrase “old adage” is redundant.

Seventy factory workers were made redundant in the resulting cuts.

As the economy weakens, more and more jobs will be made redundant.

yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant

skills made redundant by technological advance

at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition

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