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OFFICIALESE

OFFICIALESE. A style common in statements and texts issued by the representatives of governments and large institutions, especially civil servants. The term is usually pejorative and the style is particularly criticized for obscure, polysyllabic, pompous, and/or pedantic usage. See BUREAUCRATESE, JARGON.

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