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uk   /ˈəʊ.ti.əʊs/ /-ʃi-/  us   /ˈoʊ.t̬i.oʊs/ /-ʃi-/ formal
used to ​describe a word or phrase, or sometimes an ​idea, that is ​unnecessary or has been used several ​times: The use of the word "​recumbent" is otiose after the word "​recline".
(Definition of otiose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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