Definition of interlocution in US English:

interlocution

noun

formal
  • See interlocutor

    • ‘Perhaps we are now in a better position, after our interlocutions with Douglas and Balthasar, to argue this more fully in closing.’
    • ‘With a minimum of plot, drama emerges from the power struggle and hide-and-seek of interlocution.’
    • ‘David Makinson is reacting to the style of my interlocution, not its content.’
    • ‘For the last three days I have been listening to recordings of oral interlocutions of such a numbing homogeneity as to leave your correspondent jaded in the extreme.’
    • ‘A while later, after having had the opportunity to reflect on the interlocution, I came to realise how professionally it was done.’

Pronunciation

interlocution

/ˌɪn(t)ərˌloʊˈkjuʃ(ə)n//ˌin(t)ərˌlōˈkyo͞oSH(ə)n/