US: /ɹɪˈdəndənsi/
UK: /ɹɪdˈʌndənsi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

redundancy /ri'dʌndəns/ (redundancy) /ri'dʌndənsi/
  • danh từ
    • sự thừa, sự thừa dư
    • sự rườm rà (văn)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural redundancies)
1 [U, C, usually pl.] (BrE) 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 in the New Year. + to accept / take voluntary redundancy (= to offer to leave your job) + the threat of compulsory redundancies + redundancy payments + 200 workers have been issued with redundancy notices.
See also - LAY-OFF
2 [U] (formal or technical) 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).

Collocation dictionary


large-scale, major, mass, massive
The closure of the mine led to large-scale redundancies.
| widespread | threatened | compulsory, enforced, forced | voluntary


round, wave
a fresh wave of redundancies


The bank will be making 3,500 redundancies over the next five years.
| lead to, result in | avoid | announce | be threatened by/with, face
Sixty workers at a clothing factory face redundancy because the firm is relocating.
| accept, take, volunteer for
Those choosing to take redundancy will receive the company's standard redundancy terms.


occur, take place


policy | programme | notice
Redundancy notices have been sent to 200 workers.
| compensation, package, terms | money, pay, payment | costs
Most of the companies' losses stemmed from redundancy costs.


the threat of redundancy

Concise English dictionary

+repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
+the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
+(electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
+repetition of an act needlessly