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argument

noun [C]  /ˈɑr·ɡjə·mənt/ us  

argument noun [C] (IDEAS)

literature the subject matter of a written work and the development of the ideas in it An argument is also a brief summary of a written work

argument noun [C] (REASONS)

the reasons for your opinion about the truth of something or an explanation of why you believe something should be done: A good argument can be made for providing health insurance for all children. law An argument is a lawyer’s representation of a case in a court of law.

argument noun [C] (DISAGREEMENT)

a strong and sometimes angry disagreement in talking or discussing something: I had an argument with my boss.
(Definition of argument from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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