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new·speak

 (no͞o′spēk′, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public.

[From Newspeak, , a language invented by George Orwell in the novel 1984.]
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newspeak

(ˈnjuːˌspiːk)
n
the language of bureaucrats and politicians, regarded as deliberately ambiguous and misleading
[C20: from 1984, a novel by George Orwell]
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new•speak

(ˈnuˌspik, ˈnyu-)

n.
(sometimes cap.) a propagandistic style of language marked by ambiguity, misstatement, and contradiction.
(new + speak, coined by George Orwell in his novel 1984 (1949)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newspeak - deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"
manufacturing, manufacture, fabrication - the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
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Translations
novparolo
uuskieli
újbeszél
nýlenska
ニュースピーク
신어
novorek
新語

newspeak

[ˈnjuːspiːk] Nneolengua f
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