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Plain language is clear, succinct writing designed to ensure the reader understands as quickly and completely as possible.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> Plain language strives to be easy to read, understand, and use.<ref name=Garner2009b>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> It avoids verbose, convoluted language and jargon. In many countries, laws mandate that public agencies use plain language to increase access to programs and services. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities includes plain language as one of the "modes, means and formats of communication."<ref>United Nations General Assembly. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Article 2 - Definitions. 13 December 2006, A/RES/61/106, Annex I. Retrieved 21 January 2014.</ref>

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