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essay; composition; article
trad. (官樣文章) 官樣 文章
simp. (官样文章) 官样 文章

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官樣文章

  1. red tape; excessive formality and routine required before official action can be taken
  2. officialese; language used in some official statements, characterised by jargon and obscure, wordy phrasing
  3. any language characterised by circumlocution and jargon, usually hard to understand