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politically correct

adjective  /pəˈlɪt̬·ɪ·kli kəˈrekt/ ( abbreviation PC) us  
disapproving avoiding language or behavior that any particular group of people might feel is unkind or offensive: The politically correct term "firefighter" is used instead of "fireman."
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