Meaning of “plain English” in the English Dictionary

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"plain English" in British English

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plain Englishnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpleɪn ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/ us /ˌpleɪn ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/

clear, simple language:

Why can't they write these instructions in plain English?

(Definition of “plain English” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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