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redundant

adjective
 
 
/rɪˈdʌndənt/
NOT WORKING UK B2 not working because your employer has told you there is not enough work: Eight thousand people have been made redundant in Britain this year.Firing staff and being firedEmployment status and types of work
NOT NEEDED UK not needed or used any more because there are other similar or more modern things: redundant weaponsToo much and unnecessaryOld or old-fashionedThe elderly
TOO MUCH more than is needed, especially extra words that mean the same thingToo much and unnecessary
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