Locution Definition

lō-kyo͝oshən
locutions
noun
locutions
A word, phrase, or expression.
Webster's New World
A particular style of speech; phraseology.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Locution

Noun

Singular:
locution
Plural:
locutions

Origin of Locution

  • Middle English locucion from Old French locution from Latin locūtiō locūtiōn- from locūtus past participle of loquī to speak tolkw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin locÅ«tiō (“speech"), from loquor (“speak"). Confer cognate French locution.

    From Wiktionary

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