plain language


plain language
noun
: language unconcealed by any cryptographic process

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plain language noun
Straightforward, understandable language
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Main Entry:plain

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language that is easy to understand because it does not use difficult or technical words

There have been demands for the tax forms to be rewritten in plain English.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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