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locution
American English: /ləˈkjuʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ləˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of locution in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • These locutions are determinedly descriptive.
    • His earliest plays were political, ridiculing the wooden locutions of communist rhetoric.
    • Today, any state-sponsored eugenic ideology would surely face considerable opposition, but instead we have (to use the barbarous locution now common) ‘privatized’ eugenic decisions.

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