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English definition of “compelling”

compelling

adjective uk   /kəmˈpel.ɪŋ/ us  

compelling adjective (STRONG)

If a reason, argument, etc. is compelling, it makes you believe it or accept it because it is so strong: compelling evidence It's a fairly compelling argument for going.

compelling adjective (EXCITING)

very exciting and interesting and making you want to watch or listen: I found the whole film very compelling. a compelling story
(Definition of compelling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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