locutionary

[ loh-kyoo-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ loʊˈkyu ʃəˌnɛr i /

adjective Philosophy, Linguistics.

pertaining to the act of conveying semantic content in an utterance, considered as independent of the interaction between the speaker and the listener.

Origin of locutionary

First recorded in 1950–55; locution + -ary
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