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ple•o•nasm



Pronunciation: (plē'u-naz"um), [key]
n.
1. the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; redundancy.
2. an instance of this, as free gift or true fact.
3. a redundant word or expression.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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