in plain language

*in plain language

 and *in plain English
Fig. in simple, clear, and straightforward language. (*Typically: be ~; put something [into] ~; say something ~; write something ~.) That's too confusing. Please say it again in plain English. Tell me again in plain language.
See also: language, plain
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Most people prefer the second one because it's clearer, more concise, and written in plain language, which the Plain Language Action and Information Network defines as any communication that can be understood the first time it is read or heard.
Writing government documents in plain language will increase government accountability and will save small-business owners time and money.
This same philosophy can also be found in plain language resources for lawyers.
In Plain language pleadings, the main focus is on plain language in specific instances such as pleadings, legislation, and forms (Wilson 1996).
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a must-read for those interested in plain language.
Carr, president and CEO of National Law Library, believes that the market for plain language is extremely large and should continue to grow as more state and federal courts require lawyers to write in plain language.
National Law Library currently has Texas and New York case law, Federal Fifth and Eleventh Circuit cases, Texas statutes, and opinions of the United States Supreme Court, as well as litigation forms in plain language for the use of its subscribers.
The federal government's writing must be in plain language.
Houston-based National Law Library (OTC BB:ELAW) announced today a major addition to its available online services: Litigation forms in plain language.
The Securities & Exchange Commission has already made a ruling, which took effect in October of last year that documents filed with the SEC must be in plain language.
Choose one from the many available in plain language manuals or construct your own.
For the first time, decision support can be conducted the way we all communicate in business, in plain language and powerfully so
To meet the needs of level 3 readers, information must be clear and unequivocal -- in plain language.
The Workers' Compensation Board in Manitoba introduced a program in 1991 to train all staff in plain language.