noun pro·lo·cu·tion \ˌprōləˈkyüshən, ˌpräl-\

Definition of prolocution

  1. 1 archaic :  a prefatory statement

  2. 2 [2pro- + locution] obsolete :  intentionally ambiguous language

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Origin and Etymology of prolocution

Late Latin prolocution-, prolocutio preamble, from Latin pro- before + locution-, locutio speech — more at pro-, locution

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a trip made at another's expense

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