Translation of redundancy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈdʌndənsi/

n (plural -cies)

  • 1 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (superfluity) [formal] superfluidad (feminine) the apparent redundancy of this appendix la aparente superfluidad or inutilidad de este apéndice
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    • The helicopter systems and components have redundancy, the duplicated systems being installed on opposite sides of the fuselage.
    • Without an understanding of where breakdowns and failures occur, redundancy is the insurance policy.
    • This level of redundancy exists not only at the component level, but also at the distribution level.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Linguistics/Lingüística] redundancia (feminine) 1.3 uncountable/no numerable [Aerospace/Espacio] [Computing/Informática] redundancia (feminine)
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [Labour Relations/Relaciones Laborales] uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (loss of job) despido (m), cese (m) voluntary redundancy retiro (masculine) voluntario or (Spain/España) baja (f) voluntaria (with incentives) retiro (m) incentivado or (Spain/España) baja (feminine) incentivada (before noun/delante del nombre) redundancy money o pay o payment indemnización (f) (por despido or cese), desahucio (m) (por despido or cese) (Chile)
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    • The march was led by a contingent of Fiat car workers who are fighting redundancies.
    • Mr Moss said voluntary redundancies were preferable over compulsory redundancies.
    • However, bosses have told workers that they are not planning any compulsory redundancies.

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