Definitions for locutionloʊˈkyu ʃən

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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

  2. Origin: [L. locutio, fr. loqui to speak: cf. F. locution. ]

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