power(s) of persuasion

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of power(s) of persuasion

: ability to persuade people
  • She used her powers of persuasion to convince them to buy the house.

Word by Word Definitions

power play
  1. : ability to act or produce an effect

  2. : ability to get extra-base hits

  3. : capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. : to supply with power and especially motive power

  2. : to give impetus to

  3. : to move about by means of motive power

  1. : operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

  2. : of, relating to, or utilizing strength

  3. : of, relating to, or being a meal at which influential people discuss business or politics

  1. : the 19th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic s

  1. sulfur

  1. — compare 1-es

  1. used to form adverbs denoting usual or repeated action or state

  1. — compare 2-es

persuasion play
  1. : the act or process or an instance of persuading

  2. : a persuading argument

  3. : the ability to persuade : persuasiveness


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