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government ugly

government ugly
 adj.— «Architects need to be reminded to keep their signatures, or personal style, off the building, which can sometimes drive up costs, Peach said. Instead, he reminds them to keep buildings “government ugly,” a term used to describe the aesthetic quality of a typical county office building.» —“Poinciana clinic to nip, tuck costs” by Elaine Aradillas Orland Sentinel (Florida) Mar. 18, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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