Translation of persuasion in Spanish:

persuasion

Pronunciation: /pərˈsweɪʒən; pəˈsweɪʒən/

n

  • 1.1 u (act) persuasión (f) I didn't need much persuasion to take a vacation no hubo que insistirme para que me tomara unas vacaciones use any means of persuasion to get them to agree persuádalos como sea para que acepten they used a little friendly persuasion on him [iro] le aplicaron sus sutiles métodos de persuasión [irónico/ironical]
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    • They pay special attention to the way social responsibilities are fostered by informal communal processes of persuasion and peer pressure.
    • If this means that the professor is open to persuasion, I certainly hope to persuade him.
    • Some urged caution, apparently believing that this government is open to persuasion.
    1.2 c (belief) [formal] people of all persuasions [Relig] gente de todas las creencias and others of that/her persuasion y otros que opinan así/como ella
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    • Whatever sexual, ethical, religious and political persuasions a person comes from, it can only be good to give all people a great welcome to Scotland.
    • Friends of mine are displaying the peace flags no matter what their religious inclinations or political persuasions.
    • Throughout his life, he gained and retained the friendship and respect of men of the most diverse political and religious persuasions.

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