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journalese

[jur-nl-eez, -ees] /ˌdʒɜr nlˈiz, -ˈis/
noun
1.
a manner of writing or speaking characterized by clichés, occasional neologism, archness, sensationalizing adjectives, unusual or faulty syntax, etc., used by some journalists, especially certain columnists, and regarded as typical journalistic style.
2.
writing or expression in this manner:
Get that journalese out of your copy!
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by this manner (often used predicatively):
That word's not English, it's journalese.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; journal + -ese
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British Dictionary definitions for journalese

journalese

/ˌdʒɜːnəˈliːz/
noun
1.
(derogatory) a superficial cliché-ridden style of writing regarded as typical of newspapers
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