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persuasiveadjective

uk   /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.
persuasively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
persuasiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of persuasive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “persuasive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有说服力的,令人信服的…
in Turkish inandırıcı, ikna edici…
in Russian убедительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有說服力的,令人信服的…
in Polish przekonujący…
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