argumentation

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noun ar·gu·men·ta·tion \ˌär-gyə-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of argumentation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of forming reasons and of drawing conclusions and applying them to a case in discussion

  2. 2 :  debate, discussion

Examples of argumentation in a sentence

  1. He tried to use argumentation to convince his opponents, rather than force.

  2. <the matter is not subject to argumentation; my decision is final>

15th Century

First Known Use of argumentation

15th century


ARGUMENTATION Defined for English Language Learners

argumentation

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noun ar·gu·men·ta·tion \ˌär-gyə-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of argumentation for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of giving reasons for or against something : the act or process of making and presenting arguments


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