how to pronounce locution


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locution is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of locution


  1. A phrase or expression connected to an individual or a group of individuals through repeated usage.
  2. A supernatural revelation where a religious figure, statue or icon speaks, usually to a saint.
  3. The use of a word or phrase in an unusual or specialized way.

locution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word locution occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics locution can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that locution can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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