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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: locutio, from loqui 'to speak'

locution

noun
     
Related topics: Linguistics
lo‧cu‧tion technical
1 [uncountable]SL a style of speaking
2 [countable]SL a phrase, especially one used in a particular area or by a particular group of people

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