plain language


plain language
noun accepted language, clear language, cogent writing, concise writing, conventional language, correct English, exact writing, plain English, plain speaking, plain speech, precise expression, precise writing, specific writing, unambiguous legalese, understandable language Generally plain language laws associated concepts: comprehensible writing, correct writing, effective writing, proper writing

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