Meaning of “persuasion” in the English Dictionary

"persuasion" in British English

See all translations

persuasionnoun

uk /pəˈsweɪ.ʒən/ us /pɚˈsweɪ.ʒən/

(Definition of “persuasion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"persuasion" in American English

See all translations

persuasionnoun

us /pərˈsweɪ·ʒən/

[ C ] a particular set of beliefs, esp. religious or political ones:

People of all religious persuasions are welcome.

writing [ U ] Persuasion is also a form of speech or writing that uses argument or emotion to make the listener or reader believe what the author is saying.

(Definition of “persuasion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)