Definition of persuader in English:

persuader

Syllabification: per·suad·er
Pronunciation: /pərˈswādər
 
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noun

  • 1A person who persuades someone to do something.
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    • Whether the professional persuaders were successful, or whether most doctors are lukewarm on the issue, we don't know.
    • Instead of using their powerful voice inside the system as persuaders for change, they were choosing exit.
    • With tactics such as definition, cultural persuaders create knowledge and effectuate control over that which they describe.
  • 1.1 informal A thing used to compel submission or obedience, typically a gun or other weapon.
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    • Well, a gun can be used as a persuader whether it is actually fired or not.
    • A more concentrated effort is required here, as intimidation is not an effective persuader on these people.
    • It was an ancient practice to break a prisoner and force them to spill any knowledge they might have, starvation was a very powerful persuader.

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