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A form of language considered characteristic of businesspeople, especially in containing jargon or in being obfuscatory, banal, or clichéd.Related businessese
1970s. From business + -speak. Compare earlier businessese.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.