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bureaucratese

[ byoor-uh-kra-teez, -tees, byoo-rok-ruh- ]
/ ˌbyʊər ə kræˈtiz, -ˈtis, byʊˌrɒk rə- /
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noun
a style of language, used especially by bureaucrats, that is full of circumlocutions, euphemisms, buzzwords, abstractions, etc.
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