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politically correct

  

      adj   demonstrating progressive ideals, esp. by avoiding vocabulary that is considered offensive, discriminatory, or judgmental, esp. concerning race and gender,   (Abbrev.)    PC  
  political correctness      n  
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political  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the state, government, the body politic, public administration, policy-making, etc.  
2   
a    of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law  
b    of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military  
3    of, dealing with, or relating to politics  
a political person     
4    of, characteristic of, or relating to the parties and the partisan aspects of politics  
5    organized or ordered with respect to government  
a political unit     
   politically             adv  


politically correct  
      adj   demonstrating progressive ideals, esp. by avoiding vocabulary that is considered offensive, discriminatory, or judgmental, esp. concerning race and gender,   (Abbrev.)    PC  
  political correctness      n  

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