1. redundancy, repetitiveness, repetitiousness

usage: repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission

2. redundancy, redundance, overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment

usage: the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded; "the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers"

3. redundancy, configuration, constellation

usage: (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails

4. redundancy, repetition, repeating

usage: repetition of an act needlessly

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