Meaning of REDUNDANCY in English

REDUNDANCY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ri-ˈdən-dən(t)-sē ]

noun

( 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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.