What does locution mean?

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. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Locution

    lō-kū′shun, n. the act of speaking: form of speaking, phraseology, a phrase.—n. Loc′utory, a room for conversation, esp. in monastic establishments. [L. locution-emloqui, locutus, to speak.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locution in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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