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verb [transitive] formal American English pronunciation: dissuade /dɪˈsweɪd/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydissuade
he/she/itdissuades
present participledissuading
past tensedissuaded
past participledissuaded
  1. to persuade someone not to do something

    Campbell tried in vain to dissuade Paton from quitting.

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 American English pronunciation: dissuasion /dɪˈsweɪʒ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

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