newspeak: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (n'spēk", ny'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (sometimes cap.) an official or semiofficial style of writing or saying one thing in the guise of its opposite, esp. in order to serve a political or ideological cause while pretending to be objective, as in referring to “increased taxation” as “revenue enhancement.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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