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politically correct

Translation of politically correct in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • políticamente correcto a politically correct term un término políticamente correcto
    Example sentences
    • His dramatic Pentagon briefings caught the mood of the American public with his unashamed politically incorrect language.
    • I see these covert mechanisms as being akin to the development of politically correct language.
    • Modern politically correct language often hides the significance of an act.

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