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Illocutionary Force

  • Definition: The intentions of a speaker, as far as those listening can discern from the context. Implicit illocutionary force is unstated; explicit illocutionary force is stated.

    Source: Language: Introductory Readings (7th edition) edited by Virginia Clark, Paul Eschholz, Alfred Rosa, and Beth Lee Simon

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