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locution (n.)

"style of speech," early 15c., from Latin locutionem (nominative locutio) "a speaking, speech, discourse; way of speaking," noun of action from past-participle stem of loqui "to speak," from PIE root *tolkw- "to speak." Related: Locutionary.

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Definitions of locution from WordNet

locution (n.)
a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations;
Synonyms: saying / expression
From wordnet.princeton.edu