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argue

verb
 
 
/ˈɑːɡjuː/ ( present participle arguing, past tense and past participle argued)
DISAGREE [I] B1 to speak angrily to someone, telling them that you disagree with them: My parents are always arguing about money. Kids, will you stop arguing with each other?Debate and discussionArguing and disagreeing
GIVE REASONS [I, T] B2 to give reasons to support or oppose an idea, action, etc: [+ that] He argued that cuts in military spending were necessary. She argued for/against tax cuts.Motives and reasons
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