inclusive language

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. inclusion map,
  2. inclusionary,
  3. inclusive,
  4. inclusive disjunction,
  5. inclusive fitness,
  6. inclusive or,
  7. inclusively,
  8. inclusivity,
  9. incoercible,
  10. incog

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