meaningless words

meaningless words
words that have no meaning, empty words

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • vestigial words or phrases — Words or phrases which have been permitted to remain in a statute after it has been amended, but which are rendered useless and meaningless by the amendment. Saltonstall v Birtwell, 164 US 54, 70, 41 L Ed 348, 353, 17 S Ct 19 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • weasel words — plural noun (informal) Words that make a statement evasive or misleading, orig (in sing) a word used illegitimately in conjunction with another word rendering it meaningless or sucking its meaning from it as a weasel sucks out the contents of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vestigial words — /vestijal wardz/ Those contained in a statute which by reason of a succession of statutes on the same subject matter, amending or modifying previous provisions of the same, are rendered useless or meaningless by such amendments. They should not… …   Black's law dictionary

  • empty rhetoric — meaningless words, empty words …   English contemporary dictionary

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