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Speech Act

  • Definition: Actions that are performed only through using language: a term that describes the use of speech emphasizing the speaker's intention or goal in producing an utterance.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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