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adj. Law
Determining a matter during the course of a case and not part of a final decision: an interlocutory decree.
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(ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtərɪ; -trɪ)
1. (Law) law pronounced during the course of proceedings; provisional: an interlocutory injunction.
2. interposed, as into a conversation, narrative, etc
3. of, relating to, or characteristic of dialogue
ˌinterˈlocutorily adv
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(ˌɪn tərˈlɒk yəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

1. of the nature of, pertaining to, or occurring in conversation.
2. interjected into the main course of speech.
3. Law. (of a decision, decree, etc.) not finally decisive of a case.
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin]
in`ter•loc′u•to`ri•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.interlocutory - consisting of dialogue
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