the use of too many words to express an idea <even though the phrase “free gift” is a redundancy, many retailers still use it to assure customers that an item is really free> Synonyms circumlocution
Related Words circuitousness
the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed <there's a redundancy of high-priced restaurants in the area> Synonyms bellyful
chiefly British the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily <several dozen employees at the London office were lost to redundancy>
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