Definition of 'argument'
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So we instead made a broader argument about taking back control. The Sun (2016)It is not an easy argument to win. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was quite an argument to make. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The wiser ones accept that the argument has moved on from them. The Sun (2017)It is this insight that gives his book its argument. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it is worth recalling what this argument is about. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was always our strongest argument. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is worth recording because very few people won arguments with Tversky. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of course, arguments will rain down as to why it should not happen. The Sun (2017)That is not a good argument for our people and I have to look forward for the best solution for our players to win again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That is not an argument but a case of special pleading. Christianity Today (2000)Just because an argument might fit need not make it the correct argument. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or should he make a different argument? Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is the point in the argument that people burst out laughing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Write an essay to support your argument. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)There is no argument about whether or not it will happen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet the most compelling thing about this book is its argument that courage can actually be taught. Times, Sunday Times (2014)During the course of the argument the taxi driver punched the artist in the face. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet the arguments against doing something are based on unfounded fears. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is raising money and winning arguments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She had the great ability to make the complex arguments easy to understand for all involved. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why use weak arguments when strong ones will do? Times, Sunday Times (2009)We can make this argument more general. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Opening arguments in the case are to be heard at the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The argument is that people always need pills and potions to cure their ills. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But we found no statistical evidence to support this argument. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first big argument was about whether or not we should marry in church. Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)It was more than one argument. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Neither of these arguments is correct. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has heard many different arguments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Committee was not convinced by their arguments. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)Needless to say, my argument was not accepted by the ombudsman. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If this altruistic argument does not convince, there is a more compelling commercial argument. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)His Lordship did not accept that argument. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'argument'
British English: argument /ˈɑːɡjʊmənt/ NOUN
If people have an argument, they disagree with each other, often angrily.
She had an argument with one of the marchers.
- American English: argument
- Arabic: جِدَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: discussão
- Chinese: 争论
- Croatian: prepirka
- Czech: hádka
- Danish: skænderi
- Dutch: ruzie
- European Spanish: discusión debate
- Finnish: kiista
- French: dispute
- German: Streit
- Greek: επιχείρημα
- Italian: discussione
- Japanese: 口論
- Korean: 논쟁
- Norwegian: diskusjon
- Polish: spór
- European Portuguese: discussão
- Romanian: ceartă
- Russian: ссора
- Spanish: discusión razonamiento
- Swedish: gräl
- Thai: การโต้เถียง
- Turkish: tartışma
- Ukrainian: суперечка
- Vietnamese: sự tranh luận
Definition of argument from the Collins English Dictionary
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