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American English: /suˈpərfluəs/
British English: /suːˈpəːflʊəs/

Translation of superfluous in Spanish:


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    to say more would be superfluous
    sería superfluo añadir nada más
    it is superfluous to say …
    está de más decir …
    his presence was superfluous
    su presencia era innecesaria or estaba de más
    Example sentences
    • Unnecessary, superfluous comments waste time and try the patience of participants.
    • The use of weapons which cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering is similarly prohibited.
    • Z was always thought to be a superfluous, unnecessary letter.

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