previously listed above, previously listed

Redundancies are words that unnecessarily repeat information. The phrase previously listed above is redundant because previously means already and above refers to prior text. Choose either previously listed or listed above.

  • Aside from the agencies previously listed (not previously listed above), three more will be involved in the international project.

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