redundant

adj.
1 (BrE) no longer needed for a job
VERBS
be
become
make sb

the decision to make 800 employees compulsorily redundant

ADVERB
compulsorily
2 not necessary or wanted
VERBS
be, feel, seem
become
declare sth (BrE), make sth, render sth

The chapel was declared redundant in 1995.

ADVERB
completely
partially
virtually (BrE)

The boom in mobile phones has made phone boxes virtually redundant.

largely
a bit, somewhat
Redundant is used with these nouns: ↑worker

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • redundant — re‧dun‧dant [rɪˈdʌndənt] adjective especially BrE HUMAN RESOURCES if you are made redundant, you lose your job because your employer no longer has a job for you: • The bank expects to make 15,000 staff redundant over the next three years. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • redundant — REDUNDÁNT, Ă, redundanţi, te, adj. Care se referă la redundanţă, care prezintă redundanţă. [var.: redondánt, a adj.] – Din engl. redundant, fr. redondant. Trimis de cata, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  REDUNDÁNT adj. v. inutil, nenecesar,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Redundant — Single par Green Day extrait de l’album Nimrod Sortie 26 mai 1998 Enregistrement 1997 Durée 3:17 Genre Punk rock Form …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Redundant — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Redundant» Sencillo de Green Day del álbum nimrod. Publicación 1998 Formato CD …   Wikipedia Español

  • redundant — Adj überschüssig per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. redundāns ( antis) überströmend, überflüssig , dem PPräs. von l. redundāre übertreten, überströmen, sich ergießen , zu l. unda Welle, Woge und l. re (unter Einfluß von… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Redundant — Re*dun dant ( dant), a. [L. redundans, antis, p. pr. of redundare: cf. F. redondant. See {Redound}.] 1. Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food. [1913 Webster] Notwithstanding the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redundant — I adjective excessive, inordinate, needless, otiose, overmuch, periphrastic, pleonastic, repetitive, repititious, superabundant, superfluous, supernumerary, supervacaneus, surplus, tautologic, tautological, uncalled for, undue, unnecessary,… …   Law dictionary

  • redundant — (adj.) 1590s, from L. redundantem (nom. redundans), prp. of redundare come back, contribute, lit. overflow, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + undare rise in waves, from unda a wave (see WATER (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

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  • redundant — [adj] excessive; repetitious bombastic, de trop*, diffuse, extra, extravagant, inessential, inordinate, iterating, long winded*, loquacious, oratorical, padded*, palaverous, periphrastic, pleonastic, prolix, reiterating, spare, supererogatory,… …   New thesaurus

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