NounRedundancy (plural redundancies)
- The state of being redundant; a superfluity; something redundant or excessive; a needless repetition in language; excessive wordiness.
- Duplication of components or circuits to provide survival of the total system in case of failure of single components.
- Duplication of parts of a message to guard against transmission errors.
- (chiefly UK, Australian, New Zealand) The state of being unemployed because one's job is no longer necessary; the dismissal of such an employee; a layoff.
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- redundance (rare)
- pro-chrono continuum (rare)