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utterance

Logic philosophy an element of spoken language, esp a sentence
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Every linguistic utterance occurs in a determined spatio-temporal situation.
Linguistic utterances are formed strings of signs in mutual relation, with syntaxes admitting free modification and combination.
14) This specific nature is a "nonvariability of the relationship implied between the linguistic utterance and the nature of things.
From a CL viewpoint, instead, a linguistic utterance as such merely functions as a cue the processor uses as a starting point in a process of meaning construction.
13) Levelt's model does not account for factors that enforce or drive speaking and how these factors influence the form of the linguistic utterance.