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Meaning of LEGALESE

Pronunciation:  `leegu'leez

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law
 

LEGALESE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: expressive style, style

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Dense, pedantic verbiage in a language description, product specification, or interface standard; text that seems designed to obfuscate and requires a language lawyer to parse it. Though hackers are not afraid of high information density and complexity in language (indeed, they rather enjoy both), they share a deep and abiding loathing for legalese; they associate it with deception, suits, and situations in which hackers generally get the short end of the stick.

 

 

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