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language that avoids the use of certain expressions or words that might be considered to exclude particular groups of people, esp gender-specific words, such as "man", "mankind", and masculine pronouns, the use of which might be considered to exclude women
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Words nearby inclusive language
inclusion complex, inclusion map, inclusive, inclusive disjunction, inclusive fitness, inclusive language, inclusiveness, inclusive or, inclusivity, incoercible, incog
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How to use inclusive language in a sentence
But the judges expressly inferred exclusive intentions from the mere absence of special detail in the inclusive language.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)|Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson