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inclusive language

  

      n   language that avoids the use of certain expressions or words that might be considered to exclude particular groups of people, esp. gender-specific words, such as ``man'', ``mankind'', and masculine pronouns, the use of which might be considered to exclude women  
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inclusive  
      adj  
1    postpositive; foll by: of   considered together (with)  
capital inclusive of profit     
2    postpositive   including the limits specified  
Monday to Friday inclusive is five days     
3    comprehensive  
4      (Logic)   (of a disjunction) true if at least one of its component propositions is true  
   Compare       exclusive       10  
  inclusively      adv  
  inclusiveness      n  


all-inclusive  
      adj   including everything; comprehensive  
inclusive language  
      n   language that avoids the use of certain expressions or words that might be considered to exclude particular groups of people, esp. gender-specific words, such as ``man'', ``mankind'', and masculine pronouns, the use of which might be considered to exclude women  
inclusive or  
      n     (Logic)   the connective that gives the value true to a disjunction if either or both of the disjuncts are true,   (Also called)    inclusive disjunction      Compare       exclusive or  

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inclusive

  
  
across-the-board, all-embracing, all in, all together, blanket, catch-all     (chiefly U.S.)   comprehensive, full, general, global, in toto, overall, sweeping, umbrella, without exception  
  
Antonyms     
   confined, exclusive, limited, narrow, restricted, unique  

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! inclusive language n.
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
specific language used in the Pentagon
v.
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
n.
classical African concept, humanist phylosophy focusing on people`s interrelations. It is originary from Bantu languages.
"I am what I am because of who we all are" , "Live consciuosly" are sayings belonging to this phylosophy

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