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Weiner, Susan L. and Donald R. Goodenough. 1977. A move toward a psychology of conversation. In Freedle, Roy O., ed. Discourse production and comprehension. Ablex Publishing Company. pp. 213–225.
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The 'conversational move' is proposed as a basic unit of both speech production and comprehension. On the production side it is an action taken by a speaker to accomplish something with words.