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argue

verb  us   /ˈɑr·ɡju/

argue verb (DISAGREE)

[I] to disagree esp. strongly and sometimes angrily in talking or discussing something: They argued about money. I can’t argue with you about that (= I agree with you).

argue verb (GIVE REASONS)

[I/T] to give the reasons for your opinion about the truth of something or to explain why you believe something should be done: [I] They argued for/against a tax cut. [I/T] law To argue is also to represent the case of someone in a court of law.
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