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persuade

verb [T]
 
 
/pəˈsweɪd/
B1 to make someone agree to do something by talking to them a lot about it: [+ to do sth] We managed to persuade him to come with us. [+ (that)] I persuaded her that it was the right thing to do. →  Opposite dissuade Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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