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Dictionary entry overview: What does tautological mean?
• TAUTOLOGICAL (adjective)
The adjective TAUTOLOGICAL has 1 sense:
1. repetition of same sense in different words
Familiarity information: TAUTOLOGICAL used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Repetition of same sense in different words
'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
prolix (tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length)
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