What does bureaucratese mean?

bureaucratese in AZ Dictionary

(n) A style of language characterized by jargon and euphemism which is used specially by bureaucrats: "Soviet bureaucratese, especially the tongue-twisting acronyms and alien-sounding portmanteau terms for the condition security deviceā€ ( Strobe Talbott).
(n) a mode of language, usually used by bureaucrats, that utilizes jargon or euphemism towards the detriment of broader understanding.
(n) Any language containing numerous non-essential terms intended to suggest even more value or cleverness than is in fact current.

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    • officialese
  • Cross Reference for "bureaucratese"
    • obfuscation
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