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Legalese

Slang; technical jargon used by attorneys that is often beyond the comprehension of the nonlawyer.

States enact "plain English" laws that require the translation of legalese into everyday language to permit consumers to understand thei insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, leases, credit card financing agreements, and other legal documents.

legalese

n. slang for the sometimes arcane, convoluted and specialized jargon of lawyers and legal scholars.

legalese

noun language of the law, lawyer's lannuage, legal language, legal parlance, legal usage, legal writing, the legal profession's language
See also: jargon

legalese

the language used by the legal profession, a term now used pejoratively.
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