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DOUBLESPEAK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does doublespeak mean? 

DOUBLESPEAK (noun)
  The noun DOUBLESPEAK has 1 sense:

1. any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not

  Familiarity information: DOUBLESPEAK used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOUBLESPEAK (noun)


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Meaning:

Any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("doublespeak" is a kind of...):

equivocation; evasion (a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth)


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