Definition of 'utterance'
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We also need to be less gentlemanly in our public utterances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their public utterances rang with appreciation of their significance in the great drama of human affairs. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)So most of their public utterances appear bland and insipid or boring. The Sun (2012)His batting lacked conviction and some of his public utterances sounded confused. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her public utterances are therefore closely examined for their impact and timing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Commentators dismissed his public utterances as rambling and incoherent. The Sun (2015)But they were infrequent appearances and utterances in public. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But no public utterances appear to cover home production, nor to deal with the obstacles still placed in our way by stale customs and sports. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: utterance NOUN
Someone's utterances are the things that they say.
These two utterances communicate the same message.
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