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.
References in classic literature ?
The two ushers at Tom's first school were not gentlemen, and very poorly educated, and were only driving their poor trade of usher to get such living as they could out of it.
However he should beware, for it is now rumoured that the losing parties are demanding a recount on the grounds that the old, poorly educated and misinformed of the area, were fooled into crossing the wrong box.
These include the challenge of a growing population - poorly educated, lacking any marketable skills and living in questionable circumstances.
Both well-educated and poorly educated residents of Mexico City are accessing legal abortion services, but the farther women live from the capital city, the greater the differential becomes in the educational levels of women seeking the services.
Media has taken the Sindh government to task frequently for its epitome of poor governance there but how seriously does it entertain criticism can be summed up by the recent rhetoric of Sindh's Health Minister that 'infants die in such huge number because women of Thar are poorly educated to carry the responsibilities of motherhood'.
Most of the migrants, who leave the country, are from rural areas because they are poorly educated. Probably, there is some correlation here," he said.
Shehuiren means "society person", but in this context, refers to people who "run counter to the mainstream value and are usually poorly educated with no stable job," reports the website.
Will employers attempt the gamble of hiring overpaid, inexperienced, poorly educated job seekers among a plethora of choices?
For a long time now we have had it drummed into us that the nation state is old hat and patriotism is for the poorly educated and the low paid.
Still, however, the majority of young people working weekend are poorly educated.
THE recent fallout around Diarmuid Connolly's ban underlined just how poorly educated we all are on the rules of the GAA.
Jubaihi was among at least 36 activists tried by a Houthi court in San'a', which the Houthis captured in September 2014 jointly with their more sinister partner Saleh - a poorly educated tyrant who robbed Yemen dry over 33 years.