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Synonyms of 'redundancy'

(noun) 
They hope to avoid future redundancies.
Synonyms
layoff
,
sacking
,
(noun) 
Thousands of employees are facing redundancy.
Synonyms
unemployment
,
the sack (informal)
People who make mistakes can be given the sack the same day.
,
the axe (informal)
one of the four doctors facing the axe
,
joblessness
(noun) 
the redundancy of its two main exhibits
Synonyms
superfluity
a superfluity of five-star hotels
,
excess
Avoid an excess of sugar in your diet.
,
surplus
The country suffers from a surplus of lawyers.
,
surfeit
Rationing had put an end to a surfeit of biscuits long ago.
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uselessness
,
superabundance
,
expendability

Additional synonyms

in the sense of excess
Definition
more than normal, necessary, or permitted
Avoid an excess of sugar in your diet.
Synonyms
in the sense of surfeit
Definition
excessive eating or drinking
Rationing had put an end to a surfeit of biscuits long ago.
Synonyms
in the sense of surplus
Definition
a quantity or amount left over in excess of what is required
The country suffers from a surplus of lawyers.
Synonyms
superabundance,

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