Translation of "redundant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

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

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