Meaning of REDUNDANT in English

REDUNDANT

(NOT EMPLOYED) [adjective] [UK and ANZ] - (of a worker) having lost his or her job because the employer no longer needs or is able to pay themTo keep the company alive half the workforce is being made redundant (= dismissed from employment).The newly redundant workers were furious to see robots doing their old work.New technology often makes old skills and even whole communities redundant.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.