Meaning of “interlocutor” in the English Dictionary

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"interlocutor" in British English

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interlocutornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɪn.təˈlɒk.jə.tər/ us /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈlɑː.kjə.t̬ɚ/ formal

someone who is involved in a conversation

someone who is involved in a conversation and who is representing someone else:

Abraham was able to act as interpreter and interlocutor for our group.

(Definition of “interlocutor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interlocutor" in Business English

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interlocutornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtər/ us /-ṱɚˈlɑːkjəţə˞/ formal

someone who arranges a deal or agreement between two organizations or groups, or who speaks on behalf of an organization or group of people:

The vast majority of our interlocutors from the retail sector indicated that they would not be interested in parallel trade, for fear of spoiling long-term relations with their manufacturers.

(Definition of “interlocutor” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)