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legalese

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
legalesele‧gal‧ese /ˌliːɡəlˈiːz/ noun [uncountable]  informalSL language used by lawyers that is difficult for most people to understand
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legaleseAnd only rarely do they allow their managers to couch frank appraisals in canned legalese and innocuous psychobabble.However, the statement will be read by the witness and the client, and should not be written in legalese.Baer promptly did so, hiding behind a cloud of legalese to justify his action.
From Longman Business Dictionarylegalesele‧gal‧ese /ˌliːgəlˈiːz/ noun [uncountable] informalLAW language used by lawyers that most people find difficult to understandThe statement will be read by the witness and the client, and should not be written in legalese.
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