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redundant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Employment
redundantre‧dun‧dant /rɪˈdʌndənt/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 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.see thesaurus at unemployed2 USE somethingnot necessary because something else means or does the same thing 🔊 the removal of redundant information
Examples from the Corpus
redundantBusinesses are closing and making people redundant.In Arbroath the oil-related firm Halliburton Manufacturing is to make 64 workers redundant.Two years later he was made redundant again, but gained another job in much the same way.He argued that he was not redundant because there was other work available within the terms of his contract of employment.Moving an otherwise redundant conveyancing secretary is not the answer, at least, not without paying proper attention to their training needs.A redundant fitter from the Coventry car industry in his mid-forties lives alone and receives £61.02 a fortnight.Among the most obvious categories here are the unskilled, the young, black people and those made redundant from manufacturing.made redundantThe remaining 50 percent were made redundant.We had the same bills after he got made redundant.John had been made redundant and their house was repossessed.He was worried about being made redundant at work.Tim Plunkett, who was made redundant by Dowty's and Jim Blenkinsop.If you have been made redundant or have been unemployed for a long time you have two additional problems to overcome.Mr Stacey was notified in February 1984 that he would be made redundant the following May.Is it helping those made redundant to find new jobs, and immigrants to fit in?
From Longman Business Dictionaryredundantre‧dun‧dant /rɪˈdʌndənt/ adjective especially British EnglishHUMAN RESOURCES if you are made redundant, you lose your job because your employer no longer has a job for youThe bank expects to make 15,000 staff redundant over the next three years.
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