Definitions for locutionloʊˈkyu ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lo•cu•tionloʊˈkyu ʃən(n.)

  1. a particular form of expression; a word, phrase, or expression, esp. as used by a particular person, group, etc.

  2. a style of speech or verbal expression; phraseology.

Origin of locution:

1400–50; late ME < L locūtiō speech, style of speech =locū-, var. s. of loquī to speak

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saying, expression, locution(noun)

    a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

    "pardon the expression"


  1. locution(Noun)

    speech or discourse; a phrase; a form or mode of expression.

    I hate these figures in locution, These about phrases forced by ceremony. -Marston.

  2. Origin: From locutio, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locution(noun)

    speech or discourse; a phrase; a form or mode of expression


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