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[Latin allocutio, from alloqui to speak to, from ad to + loqui to speak]
: a formal speech
: one made by a defendant at the time of sentencing
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.