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catchword

noun adage, byword, catch phrase, clew, cliché, clue, colloquialism, common saying, cue word, key, maxim, mot, password, pithy saying, saying, shibboleth, slogan, stock saying, tag, vogue word
Associated concepts: trademarks
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I think that catch-words like "humane" and "compassionate" have been carelessly tossed around, and it would be refreshing to see both sides match words with actions.
Risk management is subject to its share of shibboleths, or catch-words, just like any other discipline.