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English adjective: tautologic

1. tautologic repetition of same sense in different words


Samples`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions.
The phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological.
At the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition.


Synonymspleonastic, redundant, tautological


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Antonymsconcise









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