argumentnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈɑːɡ.jə.mənt/ us /ˈɑːrɡ.jə.mənt/
argument noun [ C or U ] (DISAGREEMENT)
- Don't drag me into your argument! It's nothing to do with me.
- We were having a friendly argument about Green politics.
- It was a really nice day, spoilt only by a little argument in the car on the way home.
- We had a dreadful argument in the restaurant, but he phoned me the next day to apologize.
- We had an argument with our neighbours, and now they won't even talk to us.
argument noun [ C or U ] (REASON)
- The essence of his argument was that education should continue throughout life.
- Could you go over the main points of your argument again, Professor?
- He is impervious to criticism and rational argument.
- Students need the ability to construct a logical argument.
- I'll just summarize the main points of the argument in a few words if I may.