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adjective British English pronunciation: redundant /rɪˈdʌndənt/
  1. 1
    British if someone is redundant, they have been told they must leave their job because they are no longer needed

    redundant workers

    be made redundant:

    5,000 miners were made redundant when the tin market collapsed.

  2. 2
    not needed

    Computers have made our paper records redundant.

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redundantly

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