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legalese
American English: /ˌliɡəˈliz/
British English: /ˌliːɡəˈliːz/

Translation of legalese in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [colloquial] [derogatory]
    jerigonza (feminine) legal or de los abogados
    jerga (feminine) legal or de los abogados
    Example sentences
    • 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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