Translation of "redundant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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redundantadjective

uk /rɪˈdʌn.dənt/ us /rɪˈdʌn.dənt/

redundant adjective (NOT NEEDED)

C2 (especially of a word, phrase, etc.) unnecessary because it is more than is needed

(尤指词、短语等)多余的,不需要的,累赘的,唆的
In the sentence "She is a single unmarried woman", the word "unmarried" is redundant. 在句子 She is a single unmarried woman 中,unmarried 一词是多余的。

redundant adjective (NOT EMPLOYED)

B2 UK having lost your job because your employer no longer needs you

失业的;被解雇的;被裁减的
To keep the company alive, half the workforce is being made redundant. 为了使公司生存下去,一半的员工要被裁掉。
figurative New technology often makes old skills and even whole communities redundant. 新技术常常会使古老的技艺甚至是某个行业完全消失。

More examples

  • The company was losing money and it had to make people redundant.
  • She was made redundant a year ago and hasn't found any work since.
  • They're threatening to make a third of the workforce redundant.
  • She was told she was being made redundant yesterday.
  • He was made redundant and given a big pay-off.

(Translation of “redundant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)