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inclusive language

n
language that avoids the use of certain expressions or words that might be considered to exclude particular groups of people, esp gender-specific words, such as "man", "mankind", and masculine pronouns, the use of which might be considered to exclude women
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She also espoused the use of inclusive language, as opposed to generic masculine terms or insensitive language, in describing people.
As a rule, practice using inclusive language all the time.
This, in fact, puts Alberta, which was behind every other province in the country, out in front so that we have the most inclusive language of any province.
5) Vatican Radio, "Sexuality and More Inclusive Language on Synod Agenda," October 7, 2014.
This, perhaps, points to something which inclusive language proponents have failed to grasp.
THE LONG-AWAITED English-language version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church was published in June 1994, after a two-year delay during which the inclusive language of English drafts was returned to all-male pronouns.
This journal has adopted an inclusive language policy.
This new presentation includes a revision of a key section of the original, adds essays that review how liberation theology has evolved, and provides text that has been completely revised with inclusive language.
Inclusive Language Education and Digital Techonology; E.
Helping the agency understand the importance of using inclusive language in their non-discrimination policy was one of the take home messages.