Definition of 'superfluous'
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To recount in detail their last night almost would be superfluous. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)The drama of the race was almost superfluous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Of course we are all against unnecessary regulation and superfluous quangos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thousands of hours of collective practice have rendered this skill superfluous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But if senior managers can use such a system it could render middle managers superfluous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If all we need are social agencies or schools, church becomes superfluous. Christianity Today (2000)Because at that point, for anyone with more than a passing interest in sport, the sales patter becomes superfluous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It includes too many superfluous, unnecessary and mundane issues, some of which are on restricted sale to the public only in strips or miniature sheets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'superfluous'
British English: superfluous ADJECTIVE
Something that is superfluous is unnecessary or is no longer needed.
My presence at the afternoon's proceedings was superfluous.
Definition of superfluous from the Collins English Dictionary
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