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1. locution

noun. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations.

Synonyms

  • axiom
  • agrapha
  • sumpsimus
  • phrase
  • Beatitude
  • expression
  • logion
  • speech communication
  • maxim
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • ambiguity
  • dysphemism
  • calque
  • idiomatic expression
  • anatomical reference
  • phrasal idiom
  • slogan
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • southernism
  • anatomical
  • loan translation
  • shibboleth
  • idiom
  • quip
  • saw
  • shucks
  • set phrase
  • advice and consent
  • euphemism
  • proverb
  • tongue twister
  • speech
  • language
  • epigram
  • catchword
  • adage
  • calque formation
  • motto

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • monosemy
  • unequivocalness

Etymology

  • locutio (Latin)
  • loqui (Latin)

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