Depending on the context, boilerplate language is a set of phrases, sentences, paragraphs and sometimes pages of text included in a document or response that has been pre-writ…ten..
The boilerplate language is copied and pasted into a new [context] document so that the writer of the new document is not required to craft what is included thereby. Boilerplate language is usually written by someone in charge, whether it be a PR person, a lawyer, an officer, or someone else, who has the authority to write the boilerplate language. Boilerplate language usually states a position, offers an idea, or puts forward some standard. The auto-signature on an e-mail message can be considered boilerplate language, as an example. ( Full Answer )