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The specialized or technical language of the legal profession, especially when considered to be complex or abstruse.
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(Law) the conventional language in which legal documents, etc, are written
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le•gal•ese(ˌli gəˈliz, -ˈlis)
language containing an excessive amount of legal terminology or of legal jargon.
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language typical of lawyers, laws, legal forms, etc., characterized by archaic usage, prolixity, and extreme thoroughness.See also: Language Style
language typical of lawyers, laws, legal forms, etc., characterized by archaic usage, prolixity, redundancy and extreme thoroughness.See also: Law
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|Noun||1.||legalese - a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law|
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n (pej) → Juristensprache f → or -jargon m, → Juristendeutsch nt
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