A set of words in common usage that includes a needless modifier. Not to be confused with an oxymoron (where two terms of the same phrase literally contradict each other) or euphamism (a phrase used to change the emotional charge of a a word or phrase).
Examples of actual redundancies:

- ATM machine ("Automatic teller machine machine"? Just say "ATM".)
- PIN number ("Personal identification number number"?)
- "Call now for your FREE GIFT!" (well of course it's free, otherwise it wouldn't be a gift!)
- end result
- bare naked
- past experience
by Bill M. August 27, 2004
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1. A reference to a woman hot is both hot (attractive) and Asian.

2. Slang used on an east coast audio podcast show, The Jone Dome, to refer to an Asian woman who is attractive.

Derived on the basis that Asian women are generally attractive, so a hot Asian is a redundancy.

See also, half-a-redundancy which refers to a woman that is either hot or Asian, not both.
Ex.1: Lucy Liu is a total redundancy.

Ex.2: Let's go down to Chinatown and scope out some redundancies.

Ex3. Yeah, she's hot, but half-a-redundancy
by Double Edge March 23, 2010
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1/ a good amount of money
2/ the best way to make a move in your career
3/ it is a petty that I have to go just when this co. make me absolutly loved it
Shortly after being made redudand, she married him
by G July 21, 2003
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Excessive, unnecessary, superfluous (exceeding what is necessary). Perhaps the opposite of oxymoronic (a juxtaposition of two seemingly contradictory meanings).
Just a few redundant phrases:

ATM Machine ("Automatic Teller Machine Machine")
Greenwich Village ("Green Village Village")
PIN Number ("Personal Identification Number Number")
cute dog/ cute cat
Catholic Pope
an added bonus
false pretense
completely surrounded
and etc
unconfirmed rumors
HIV Virus ("Human Immunodeficiency Virus Virus")
La Brea Tar Pits ("The the tar pits tar pits")
lukewarm ("warm warm")
written manuscript
by Lorelili July 24, 2011
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extra, not needed.
His definition for 'common sense' was a bit redundant.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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A chronic deficiency of employment prospects in your current job, resulting in heightened levels of not giving a fuck and responding to everything with extra spice and / or snippines
Poor Ben has got a severe case of redunditis....you should have seen his email response to Jennifer. He's being a real cunt to everyone lately
by ElMajo December 7, 2018
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