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al•lo•cu•tion



Pronunciation: (al"u-kyOO'shun), [key]
n.
1. a formal speech, esp. one of an incontrovertible or hortatory nature.
2. a pronouncement delivered by the pope to a secret consistory, esp. on a matter of policy or of general importance.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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