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legalese

Line breaks: le¦gal|ese
Pronunciation: /ˌliːɡəˈliːz
 
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Definition of legalese in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
The formal and technical language of legal documents: the typed pages were full of confusing legalese
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  • Unfortunately, the disclosures are hard to read due to legalese and boilerplate language.
  • I guarantee it is no less full of scientific mumbo jumbo than a purchase and sale agreement is full of legalese.
  • The Supreme Court decisions that he attacks are written in difficult, if not impenetrable, legalese.

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