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plain language

noun accepted language, clear lannuage, cogent writing, concise writing, conventional lannuage, correct English, exact writing, plain English, plain speaking, plain speech, precise expression, precise writing, specific writing, unambiguous legalese, understandable languageGenerally: plain language laws
Associated concepts: comprehensible writing, correct writtng, effective writing, proper writing
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My guests, ye higher men, I will speak plain language and plainly with you.
I suppose they--the flights and flourishes--are desirable, and I regret not being able to supply them; but at the same time I cannot help thinking that simple things are always the most impressive, and that books are easier to understand when they are written in plain language, though perhaps I have no right to set up an opinion on such a matter.
In plain language, the only way he could possibly find to account for the possession of this note, was by robbery: and, to confess the truth, the reader, unless he should suspect it was owing to the generosity of Lady Bellaston, can hardly imagine any other.
An Indian yell is plain language to men who have passed their days in the woods.
It was only when the lawyer's brutally plain language forced his attention to it that the question of his pecuniary interest in his father-in-law's death assumed its fit position in his mind.
The aim of the training is to ensure that the participants in the training are better equipped to teach and guide students with special needs who are having difficulties in communicating and need plain language instruction.
Bentley Institute Press, publisher of a broad array of textbooks and professional reference works dedicated to BIM advancements in the architectural, engineering, construction, operations, geospatial, and educational communities, today announced the availability of their newest title, Plain Language BIM, now available as both a print publication and as an eBook for Kindle and iOS devices.
The book is written in plain language accessible to students, scholars, practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and advocates.
He wrote in plain language, adopted a simple style and addressed common people and issues.
This rewrite is just one example of a widespread shift toward "plain language," defined by the federal Plain Language Action and Information Network as "communication your audience can understand the first time they read or hear it.
WARRINGTON-based X-Press Legal Services has launched a free website which uses plain language to give visitors a better grasp of the law, what it means to them, and access to legal experts.
The law requires federal agencies to use plain language in public communication.