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locutionary

[ loh-kyoo-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ loʊˈkyu ʃəˌnɛr i /
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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.
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Origin of locutionary

First recorded in 1950–55; locution + -ary
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