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locution

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In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] locutio, from loqui to speak: confer French locution.

Noun

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locution

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locution ({{{1}}})
  1. Speech or discourse; a phrase; a form or mode of expression.
    I hate these figures in locution, These about phrases forced by ceremony. -Marston.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] locutio.

Pronunciation

Noun

locution f. (plural locutions)

  1. expression, phrase, locution

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