Meaning of REDUNDANCY in English

REDUNDANCY

n.

Pronunciation: ri- ' d ə n-d ə n(t)-s ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -cies

Date: circa 1602

1 a : the quality or state of being redundant : SUPERFLUITY b : the use of redundant components also : such components c chiefly British : dismissal from a job especially by layoff

2 : PROFUSION , ABUNDANCE

3 a : superfluous repetition : PROLIXITY b : an act or instance of needless repetition

4 : the part of a message that can be eliminated without loss of essential information

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.