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noun persuasion pronunciation in British English /pə(r)ˈsweɪʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of persuading someone to do or believe something

    We achieve much more by persuasion than by brute force.

    powers of persuasion:

    Using her powers of persuasion, she got him to help.

  2. 3
    [singular] humorous a particular type of person or thing

    people of the male persuasion



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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