governmentese

governmentese

(ˌɡʌvəmənˈtiːz; ˌɡʌvənmənˈtiːz)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the jargon and long-winded language peculiar to government departments and documents
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Even then, the information may be more about the content than the customer, and written in "governmentese" instead of plain language (Federal Web Managers Council 2008).
And you know in 'governmentese' that means 'toe the line'.
Dransfield's reply was almost inaudible and certainly couched in incomprehensible local governmentese, but seemed to suggest that Sir Albert might well be on to something.
So, says a CMS press release, "Taken together with the proposed recalibration of the CMI, (that's governmentese for "case-mix index"), SNFs could expect to see a slight decrease in payments of $60 million, or 0.3%."

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