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collocutor

Line breaks: col|locu¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒləˌkjuːtə
 
, kəˈlɒkjʊtə
 
/

Definition of collocutor in English:

noun

rare
A person who takes part in a conversation.
Example sentences
  • The pairs of collocutors will be from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia.
  • This idea was warmly received by the collocutors, who offered their assistance in its realization.
  • The collocutors admitted that the construction of the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline was an urgent programme.

Origin

mid 16th century: from late Latin, from collocut- 'conversed', from the verb colloqui.

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