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boilerplate

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈbɔɪləpleɪt/
writing that has been used before many times with only very small changes: The contract was 50 pages of boilerplate.
a way of thinking that is ordinary and does not show any imagination: She displayed her boilerplate politically correct attitudes on race, free speech, and peace.
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