Meaning of REDUNDANCY in English

REDUNDANCY

noun ( BrE )

ADJECTIVE

▪ large-scale , major , mass , massive

The closure of the mine led to large-scale redundancies.

▪ possible , threatened

▪ compulsory , voluntary

▪ staff

▪ further

… OF REDUNDANCIES

▪ round , wave

a fresh wave of redundancies

VERB + REDUNDANCY

▪ make

The bank will be making 3 500 redundancies over the next five years.

▪ lead to , result in

▪ avoid

▪ announce

▪ rule out

▪ be threatened by , be threatened with , face

Sixty workers at the factory face ~.

▪ be offered

▪ accept , take , volunteer for

34 members of staff have taken voluntary ~.

REDUNDANCY + NOUN

▪ programme

▪ notice

Redundancy notices have been sent to 200 workers.

▪ package , terms

▪ money , pay , payment

▪ costs

Most of the companies' losses stemmed from ~ costs.

PHRASES

▪ the threat of ~

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