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From novo- +‎ řeč. Calque of English newspeak, from Newspeak, from new +‎ speak, coined by George Orwell in the 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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novořeč f

  1. newspeak [since 20th c.]
    • 2004, Václav Burian, “Doslov”, in Masłowská, Dorota: Červená a bílá[1], Praha: Odeon:
      [] komunistická novořeč stírala individuální vlastnosti uživatele a znemožňovala ocenit jeho skutečnou hloupost či inteligenci.
      [] communistic newspeak reduced individual qualities of its users and made impossible to acknowledge their stupidity or intelligence.

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