collocutor

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collocutor

(ˈkɒləˌkjuːtə)
n
a person who talks or engages in conversation with another
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During his meetings with the Acting Assistant Secretary, Philip Reeker, Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Palmer, and other senior US officials, the High Representative briefed his collocutors on the post-election period, emphasizing challenges of the government formation process and effects this process has produced in the past months.
"It is for this reason that they have always wanted to see Turkey rather than the Turkish Cypriots as their collocutors, ignoring the internal dynamics of Turkish Cypriot society", Burcu said.
"The Arabs have already been told by their Russian collocutors that Putin, being the old KGB boss that he was, personally sent a message to Erdogan after learning of the coup from Turkish army communications, which were picked up and listened to by Russian technicians at their air base just outside Lattakia in Syria," he added.
The manic often makes surprising jokes or observations, given his mobile attention and pithy perception, while the collocutors become contaminated by the atmosphere.
Manipulators attempt to control their collocutors by artful, insidious means, so as to gain some personal benefit.
The beloved is only one of the poet's silent collocutors. The others are his soul and beauty.
The collocutors also emphasized further efforts to reach an agreement on the amendments to the Election Law, and stressed the need to continue activities in order to find a solution.
More sophisticated collocutors find themselves in a dilemma: When should they act upon the obvious meaning, and when should they reverse it?