Definition of 'redundant'

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But Leicester made that sort of argument redundant last season. The Sun (2016)If technology is going to make jobs redundant, then let's ensure that young people are equipped with the skills the digital economy will need. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Is there anything else you can do with a redundant farm building? Times, Sunday Times (2014)My husband was made redundant last year. The Sun (2011)Some people who are made redundant get another job or become economically inactive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seems this man is the one who has become redundant and extraneous to your needs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My daughter has struggled to find a job after she was made redundant last year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But being dumped felt like she had just been made redundant from a job she loved. The Sun (2012)The continuous improvement in productive efficiency which it promotes leads to growing technological unemployment as existing jobs become redundant. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)She was made redundant from her job in the automotive industry and is now retraining to become a teaching assistant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Are fathers destined to become redundant? Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you have been made redundant you may have the worry in the back of your mind that it might happen again. Ingham, Christine Life Without Work (1994)As things stand, many redundant farm buildings become affordable business premises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In any case, the whole dispute may soon be redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More than 300 head office staff were made redundant last week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Given this, the question of whether weeping at work is good or bad may be redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But that doesn't mean the books will become redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He hasn't worked since being made redundant last year. The Sun (2012)At which point your set-top box becomes redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All over the town there are brownfield sites, and redundant buildings that could be converted or rebuilt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was made redundant and now have to rely on my daughter financially. The Sun (2010)They relied on reception points being dotted around towns, but were not popular and are now almost redundant. Croft, James Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)My wife has just been made redundant and now she'll have to go back to work as well. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are quite a lot of redundant office buildings in Bristol and a lot of these are decent buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She bought a redundant farm building, turned it into a jam factory and began producing three thousand jars a day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tens of thousands of employees may be made redundant, homeowners may see mortgage costs rise and savers may have to accept lower returns. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The lighthouse is redundant now; these days it's a tearoom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'redundant'

British English: redundant /rɪˈdʌndənt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are made redundant, you lose your job because it is no longer necessary or because your employer cannot afford to keep paying you.
Her teacher was made redundant when the school was closed down.
  • American English: laid off
  • Arabic: مَصْرُوفٌ مِنَ الـخِدْمَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redundante
  • Chinese: 多余的
  • Croatian: suvišan
  • Czech: propuštěný z práce
  • Danish: overflødig
  • Dutch: overtollig
  • European Spanish: superfluo
  • Finnish: irtisanottu
  • French: licencié
  • German: arbeitslos
  • Greek: πλεονάζων
  • Italian: licenziato
  • Japanese: 余剰人員として解雇された
  • Korean: 해고 당한
  • Norwegian: overflødig
  • Polish: zbyteczny
  • European Portuguese: despedido
  • Romanian: redundant
  • Russian: избыточный
  • Spanish: despedir a alguien por reducción de personal
  • Swedish: överflödig
  • Thai: ซึ่งออกจากงาน
  • Turkish: işten çıkarılmış ihtiyaç fazlası olarak
  • Ukrainian: звільнений у зв'язку зі скороченням штату
  • Vietnamese: bị cho thôi việc


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