collocutor

collocutor

(ˈkɒləˌkjuːtə)
n
a person who talks or engages in conversation with another
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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.
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.
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.
Liam, the narrator's collocutor, rejoins with a tale from his grandfather, a fisherman who had once 'fished' a young boy from the sea 'a live baby, fit and well, with clothes on it.
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.
He is flabbergasted to learn that his collocutor has the companion piece he has long coveted, Judith with Holofernes' Head.
To take what perhaps were small conversations and then create a large whole is to recontextualize the words of that collocutor and give a false impression of the movement, intent, and endurance of a given thought.
Manipulators attempt to control their collocutors by artful, insidious means, so as to gain some personal benefit.