Examples of legalese in a Sentence
I was confused by the legalese in the contract.
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Somewhere between the legalese and accusations and motivations and maybe cover-ups lies what’s fair, even if that’s still impossible to pinpoint.
Other news networks started sending messages asking for permission to use my videos, somehow expecting me to read and agree to legalese while cars floated by.
The law requires that the terms and conditions be written in plain, understandable language, not legalese.
Due process materials used by U.S. schools are often written in dense legalese requiring college level schooling to understand.
Instead of whiskey, we’d be fueled by a cocktail of righteousness and florid legalese.
You could be stuck in your legalese and call them a complainant.
Janet Randall, a psycholinguist at Northeastern University, has found that rendering these instructions in plain English, stripping out passives and legalese especially, makes them much easier to interpret.
But making the case for the rights of nature is a hard enough battle without stepping so far afield of the standard legalese.
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LEGALESE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of legalese for English Language Learners
: the language used by lawyers that is difficult for most people to understand : legal jargon
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