collocutor

collocutor

(ˈkɒləˌkjuːtə)
n
a person who talks or engages in conversation with another
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In order to describe a rather illusive and schematic event such as sunrise, we draw on our conventional knowledge of the world, enabling us to establish common ground with our collocutor.
According to our collocutor, the law should define the conditions under which the foreign citizens can purchase land in Serbia.
I am particularly happy that in Minister Poposki I found the right collocutor, with whom I agreed, during my visit to Skopje, on more efficient action at the political level in order to encourage economic cooperation.
When one takes this cultural non-universal understanding seriously, one should hold Law responsible as an authentic collocutor .
Of course, the collocutor of the solution of the Kurdish issue in Turkey is the Turkish State.
This means that the source must knowingly borrow a line from his or her favorite author, and/or that the receiver has to recognize an utterance as originating in a source other than the present collocutor.
At each turn, Ruff has apparently presented himself as a trustworthy, friendly fellow, but he always turns on his collocutor and dupes or injures him.
Such a "worming himself with the appraiser" is expressed by attention to other people, taking into account their opinion and interests, making compliments to them and agreements with the collocutor or auditorium opinion.
When having a dialogue, a collocutor has to be accepted the way he or she is, in their variety, with full respect to them.
The narrator of Bait is vexed because he sees that his collocutor does not understand him even though he nods his head.
Hovstad, the liberal journalist, who is the Mayor's collocutor, adds that unemployment is also diminishing, to which the Mayor responds that this lightens the taxation burden of the propertied classes.
I say "He's reading", the answer is quite self-sufficient and does not require my collocutor to deduce what John is reading".