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Legalese definition (noun)

Legalese is a style of writing and vocabulary used by lawyers. It is typically found in laws and legal documents and often contains Latin. It is not commonly used in everyday conversation by the average person.

Legalese is commonly seen as a bad practice, which legal professionals use to obscure or convolute a message.

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