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oldspeak

[ ohld-speek ]
/ ˈoʊldˌspik /
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noun
(sometimes initial capital letter) standard English, in contrast to English that is overly technical, politically correct, euphemistic, etc.Compare newspeak.
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Origin of oldspeak

Coined by George Orwell in his novel, 1984 (1949)
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