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argue

verb [I or T] (GIVE REASONS)    /ˈɑːɡ.juː/ US  /ˈɑːrɡ-/
B2 to give the reasons for your opinion, idea, belief, etc.: The minister argued for/in favour of/against making cuts in military spending. [+ that] The minister argued that cuts in military spending were needed. You can argue the case either way. → See also well arguedDefining and explaining
(Definition of argue verb (GIVE REASONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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