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il•lo•cu•tion•ar•y



Pronunciation: (il"u-kyOO'shu-ner"ē), [key]
adj. Philos., Ling.
pertaining to a linguistic act performed by a speaker in producing an utterance, as suggesting, warning, promising, or requesting. Cf. locutionary, perlocutionary.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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