- adj.多余的，累赘的; （因人员过剩）被解雇的，失业的; 重沓; 衍;
- 副词: redundantly;
to be made redundant from your job
My husband was made redundant late last year.
The trade unions took up the cudgels for the 367 staff made redundant.
When a company keeps making people redundant, those who are left behind might start looking over their shoulder.
He was made redundant and now he's trying to pull himself up again.
The company is caught in a double bind. If it doesn't modernize it won't make money, but if it does modernize they'll have to make people redundant because they won't need them any more.
这家公司进退两难. 不实行现代化就无法盈利, 要实行现代化就会有冗员,因为公司将不再需要他们.
There are too many redundant words in this book.
Seventy men at the factory were redundant because of falling demand for our products.
This word is redundant, it can be left out.
Seventy men at the factory were made redundant.
The company has paid off some redundant employees.
Fifty welders were declared redundant.
U.S. diplomacy and power in the region have tended to make It'somewhat redundant.
Skills which have been made redundant by technological advance.
Any CEO who has to make half the force redundant needs to feel a similar detachment.
They made me redundant.
Redundant characters often work as checking devices, as in parity and other checks.
Prediction of muscle force is a redundant problem, which is solved by optimum methods.
Thanks to global warming, however, the argument might soon become redundant.
In a redundant switched network it is possible for switches to learn the wrong information.
A decentralized, redundant organization can flex without distorting its function, and thus it can adapt.
那种分散化 、 包含冗余的组织能够在不影响其功能的前提下发生改变, 因此它能够适应.
Software include watchdog, redundant instruction, and digital filtering.
软件措施有看门狗 、 余指令和数字滤波等.
Though this is redundant, layering security is a positive thing.
And has carried on the analysis to the building redundant project origin and the malpractice.
A great poet will also not use a single redundant word.
In the constitution of backtracking algorithm, the solution space tree has the massive redundant solutions.
These features of the gospels are neither simple history nor redundant embroidery.
Skills have been made redundant by machines.
The international company decided to lay off its redundant staff in all its departments.
In time it should help restrain costs by eliminating redundant tests, preventing drug interactions, and helping doctors find the best treatments.
Enrollees would have to pay more money for many services out of their own pockets, and that would encourage them to think twice about whether an expensive or redundant test was worth it.
Conversion of paper to electronic medical records will help eliminate redundant tests and prevent drug interactions.
1. more than is needed, desired, or required;
"trying to lose excess weight"
"found some extra change lying on the dresser"
"yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"
"skills made redundant by technological advance"
"sleeping in the spare room"
"it was supererogatory of her to gloat"
"delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"
"extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"
"surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
2. use of more words than required to express an idea;
"a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"
"a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
3. repetition of same sense in different words;
"`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"
"the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"
"at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant