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or person-first language

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    language about disability that deliberately puts the person before the disability

    People First Language (PFL) is a way of communicating that reflects knowledge and respect for people with disabilities by choosing words that recognize the person first and foremost as the primary reference and not his or her disability.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/03/2016
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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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