federalese

federalese

(ˌfɛdərəˈliːz)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) censorious unnecessarily obscure bureaucratic language
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federalese

language typical of the federal government, especially bureau-cratie jargon.
See also: Government, Language Style
language typical of the U.S. federal government, especially bureaucrtic jargon. Cf. bureaucratese, officialese.
See also: Bureaucracy
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"Tools," of course, is federalese for "powers," and Secretary Paulson, reaffirming his commitment to the U.S.