politically correct

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politically correct

adj. Abbr. PC
Conforming to a particular sociopolitical ideology or point of view, especially to a liberal point of view concerned with promoting tolerance and avoiding offense in matters of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

political correctness n.

politically correct

adj
demonstrating progressive ideals, esp by avoiding vocabulary that is considered offensive, discriminatory, or judgmental, esp concerning race and gender. Abbreviation: PC
political correctness n

polit′ically correct′


adj.
marked by or adhering to a typically progressive orthodoxy on issues involving esp. race, gender, sexual affinity, or ecology. Abbr.: PC, P.C.
polit′ical correct′ness, n.
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Adj.1.politically correct - exhibiting political correctness

politically correct

adjective PC, ideologically sound politically correct language about minority groups
Translations
صَحيح سياسيّا
politicky správně
politically correctpoliticamente corretto
politicky korektnétakticky správne, politicky korektné
alınganlık doğurmayandiplomatikincelikli

politically correct

politically correct

adjpoliticamente corretto/a

politics

(ˈpolitiks) noun singular or plural
the science or business of, or ideas about, or affairs concerning, government.
poˈlitical adjective
of, or concerning, politics. for political reasons; political studies.
poˈlitically adverb
poˌlitically corˈrect adjective
(also PC) (of language or behaviour) that does not offend particular groups of people. It is politically correct to use `he or she', and not just `he', when you mean a man or a woman.
ˌpoliˈtician (-ˈtiʃən) noun
a person whose job is politics; a member of parliament.
political asylum
protection given by a government to a foreigner who has left his own country for political reasons.
political prisoner
a person who has been imprisoned for political reasons and not for any crime.
political ˈscience noun
a field of study dealing with politics, government and other political institutions.
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We must, however, find a way or else we risk the political and economic consequences of a poorly educated citizenry, the degradation of the human condition and decline of society.
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