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COMM 1302 - Business Communication: Political Correctness

Political Correctness

Political Correctness:


noun: political correctness; noun: political correctitude

  1. the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.

Politically Correct:


1. demonstrating progressive ideals, esp by avoiding vocabulary that is considered offensive, discriminatory, or judgmental, esp concerning race and gender. Abbreviation: PC

political correctness n

Politically Incorrect:


  1. exhibiting (or failing to exhibit) political correctness.

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