governmentese

governmentese

(ˌɡʌvəmənˈtiːz; ˌɡʌvənmənˈtiːz)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the jargon and long-winded language peculiar to government departments and documents
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Dransfield's reply was almost inaudible and certainly couched in incomprehensible local governmentese, but seemed to suggest that Sir Albert might well be on to something.
So, says a CMS press release, "Taken together with the proposed recalibration of the CMI, (that's governmentese for "case-mix index"), SNFs could expect to see a slight decrease in payments of $60 million, or 0.
Parks of the 8th District to help them through the maze of governmentese.

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