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English definition of “persuasive”

persuasive

adjective     /pəˈsweɪ.sɪv/ US  /pɚ-/
C1 making you want to do or believe a particular thing: a persuasive speaker / speech Your arguments are very persuasive. He can be very persuasive.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act persuasively     /-li/ adverb persuasiveness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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