Meaning of REDUNDANT in English
adj. 25B6; adjective
many churches are now redundant : UNNECESSARY, not required, unneeded, uncalled for, surplus (to requirements), superfluous.
2,000 workers were made redundant : SACKED, dismissed, laid off, discharged; unemployed, jobless, out of work.
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