Definition of perlocutionary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

perlocutionary

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpɜːləˈkjuːʃənəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɜːrləˈkjuːʃəneri//
 
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connected with an act of speaking or writing which has an action as its aim, but which does not itself perform that action, for example persuading or convincing