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  • n  repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
  • n  the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
    the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers
  • n  (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
  • n  repetition of an act needlessly

  • The mathematical concept known as "redundancy" can be applied to virtually any form of communication.
  • I might accelerate the process, but it's top management that has allowed a great deal of waste and redundancy to occur at the expense of shareholders and is now having to do .
  • What about a quadruple redundancy? For a hint, Borgmann aims his reader toward southwest England.
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  • Tony McNulty in
    Tony McNulty, the Employment minister, said: "The new money we are announcing today will help fund training and support so that we can ensure people facing redundancy can access these vacancies and get back to work quickly."
  • Tony Woodley in Ninemsn
    Sacking an entire shift like this, and targeting agency workers who have no rights to redundancy pay, is blatant opportunism on BMW's part and nothing short of scandalous,said Tony Woodley, joint leader of the Unite union. "BMW's parent...
  • Gordon Brown in The Age
    Every job loss, every redundancy is a matter of regret and sadness for us all,Brown told Parliament after the report. "That is why we will do everything in our power to help people back into work."

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