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redundancy
American English: /rəˈdəndənsi/
British English: /rɪˈdʌnd(ə)nsi/

Translation of redundancy in Spanish:

noun plural -cies

  • 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (superfluity) [formal]
    superfluidad (feminine)
    the apparent redundancy of this appendix
    la aparente superfluidad or inutilidad de este apéndice
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Linguistics) 1.3 uncountable (Aerospace, Computing)

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