|Origin:||, present participle of redundare; REDOUND|
1 British EnglishBE
if you are redundant, your employer no longer has a job for you:
Seventy factory workers were made redundant in the resulting cuts.
make a job/position etc redundant
As the economy weakens, more and more jobs will be made redundant.
not necessary because something else means or does the same thing:
the removal of redundant information