Meaning of “argument” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈɑːɡjəmənt/
Extra Examples
They'd had an argument and it had put her in a bad mood.I don't want to be dragged into this argument.The evening ended in a big argument.It's better to stay out of their arguments.These arguments were poisoning his life.

B1 an angry discussion with someone in which you both disagree:

They had an argument about who should do the cleaning.

B2 a reason or reasons why you support or oppose an idea, action, etc:

There are many arguments for/against nuclear energy.

(Definition of “argument” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)