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Locution  n.  Speech or discourse; a phrase; a form or mode of expression. " Stumbling locutions." "I hate these figures in locution, These about phrases forced by ceremony."

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"Locution" Quotes from Famous Books

... the third person is used. This also is an English locution—they say the world ...
— A Handbook of the English Language • Robert Gordon Latham

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