In`ter*lo*cu"tion (?), n. [L. interlocutio, from interloqui, interlocutus, to speak between; inter between + loqui to speak: cf. F. interlocution. See Loquacious.]
Interchange of speech; dialogue; conversation; conference.
An intermediate act or decree before final decision.
Hence, intermediate argument or discussion.
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