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Significado de “argument” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "argument" - Diccionario Inglés

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argumentnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɑːɡ.jə.mənt/  us   /ˈɑːrɡ.jə.mənt/
B1 a disagreement, or the process of disagreeing: The children had an argument about/over what game to play. He got into an argument with Jeff in the pub last night. A decision was finally made after some heated argument.

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B2 a reason or reasons why you support or oppose an idea or suggestion, or the process of explaining these reasons: Now that we've heard all the arguments for and against the proposal, let's vote on it. [+ that] Her husband was not convinced by her argument that they needed a bigger house. I don't think that's a very strong/convincing/powerful argument. The central argument (= main point) of the book is that some of the plays were not written by Shakespeare.

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Significado de "argument" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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argumentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑr·ɡjə·mənt/
  • argument noun [C] (IDEAS)

literature the subject matter of a written work and the development of the ideas in it
An argument is also a brief summary of a written work
  • argument noun [C] (REASONS)

the reasons for your opinion about the truth of something or an explanation of why you believe something should be done: A good argument can be made for providing health insurance for all children.
law An argument is a lawyer’s representation of a case in a court of law.
  • argument noun [C] (DISAGREEMENT)

a strong and sometimes angry disagreement in talking or discussing something: I had an argument with my boss.
(Definition of argument from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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