Noun 1. redundance - the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded; "the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers"
overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment - extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"
fifth wheel, deadwood - someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded
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n pl -cies
1. (Business / Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the state or condition of being redundant or superfluous, esp superfluous in one's job
b. (as modifier) a redundancy payment
2. excessive proliferation or profusion, esp of superfluity
3. (Electronics) (Engineering / General Engineering) duplication of components in electronic or mechanical equipment so that operations can continue following failure of a part
4. (Electronics & Computer Science / Telecommunications) (Electronics & Computer Science / Computer Science) repetition of information or inclusion of additional information to reduce errors in telecommunication transmissions and computer processing
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