Translation of "argument" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

argument

noun [ C or U ] uk /ˈɑːɡ.jə.mənt/ us /ˈɑːrɡ.jə.mənt/
DISAGREEMENT 爭執

B1 a disagreement, or the process of disagreeing

爭論;爭吵;爭辯;爭執
The children had an argument about/over what game to play. 那群孩子為了玩哪個遊戲吵了起來。
He got into an argument with Jeff in the pub last night. 昨晚他和傑夫在酒館裡起了爭執。
A decision was finally made after some heated argument. 經過激烈的爭辯,最終作出了一項決定。
REASON 理由

B2 a reason or reasons why you support or oppose an idea or suggestion, or the process of explaining these reasons

理由,論據,論點;論證,說理
Now that we've heard all the arguments for and against the proposal, let's vote on it. 支持和反對這項提議的所有理由我們都已經聽過了,是否可以對此進行表決了?
[ + that ] Her husband was not convinced by her argument that they needed a bigger house. 她提出理由說他們需要一個比較大的房子,但是她的丈夫沒有被說服。
I don't think that's a very strong/convincing/powerful argument. 我認為這個論點不太站得住腳/令人信服/有說服力。
The central argument (= main point) of the book is that some of the plays were not written by Shakespeare. 這本書的中心論點是,有幾個劇本並非出自莎士比亞之手。

(Translation of “argument” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)