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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Describes an act performed in saying something as opposed to the mere act of saying something.

Usage examples (40)
  • This is what has been called ˜illocutionary uptake™:
  • In illocutionary logic, as e.g. in Searle and Vanderveken
  • Rather, he represents the performance of illocutionary acts
  • Searle, J. (1968) ˜Austin on locutionary and illocutionary acts™. for more
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