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redundancy

US [rɪˈdʌndənsi]
UK [rɪ'dʌndənsi]
  • n.多余;解雇;累赘
  • Web冗余;裁员;冗余度
Plural Form:redundancies  
redundancy
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n.
1.
[u][c][usupl]
(因劳动力过剩而造成的)裁员,解雇the situation when sb has to leave their job because there is no more work available for them
Thousands of factory workers are facing redundancy.
数千名工厂工人面临裁汰。
to accept/take voluntary redundancy(= to offer to leave your job)
接受自愿裁汰
the threat of compulsory redundancies
强制裁员的威胁
redundancy payments
裁员补偿
2.
[u]
多余;累赘the state of not being necessary or useful
Natural language is characterized by redundancy(= words are used that are not really necessary for sb to understand the meaning) .
自然语言的特点是繁复。

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