In`ter*loc"u*to*ry (?), a. [Cf. LL. interlocutorius, F. interlocutoire.]


Consisting of, or having the nature of, dialogue; conversational.

Interlocutory discourses in the Holy Scriptures. Fiddes.

2. Law

Intermediate; not final or definitive; made or done during the progress of an action.

⇒ An order, sentence, decree, or judgment, given in an intermediate stage between the commencement and termination of a cause, is called interlocutory.


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In`ter*loc"u*to*ry, n. [Cf. F. interlocutoire.]

Interpolated discussion or dialogue.


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