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British English: /pəˈsweɪʒ(ə)n/
American English: /pərˈsweɪʒən/

Translation of persuasion in German:


  • 1
    (action of persuading) Überzeugung, die
    (persuasiveness) Überzeugungskraft Fem.
    it didn't take much persuasion
    es brauchte nicht viel Überredungskunst
    he didn't need much persuasion [to have another drink]
    man brauchte ihn nicht lange dazu überreden[, noch etwas zu trinken]
    convince somebody by persuasion
    jemanden überzeugen
    have considerable powers of persuasion, be good at persuasion
    große Überzeugungskraft haben
  • 3
    (religious belief) Glaubensrichtung Fem.
    Glaube Mask.
    (sect) Glaubensgemeinschaft Fem.

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