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interlocutor

in ter lok yuh ter

  • n  the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
  • n  a person who takes part in a conversation

  • Interlocutors talking to kidnappers need to have special training so that they are able to keep the communications channel open.
  • We do not want the interlocutor to become more important than the person we want to talk to.
  • Most families respond to a kidnapping by sending an interlocutor to negotiate with the kidnappers the millionaire may engage a high-end private security firm; the market vendor .
Quotes

  • Shashi Tharoor in Xinhua
    We feel that Saudi Arabia of course has a long and close relationship with Pakistan but that makes Saudi Arabia even a more valuable interlocutor for us,said Tharoor.
  • Cemil Cicek in Reuters
    We don't talk with Iraqi Kurdish groups. Our interlocutor is the Iraqi government in Baghdad, and we discuss whatever we want with its representatives. Northern Iraq is a part of Iraq,said Cicek.
  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner in Zawya
    For a reconstruction you also need on the other side an interlocutor,EU Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner told reporters in Jerusalem this week. "So how will this be done? Is there a reconciliation process in the...

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