Translation of persuasion in Spanish:

persuasion

Pronunciation: /pərˈsweɪʒən; pəˈsweɪʒən/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act) persuasión (feminine) 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 [ironic/irónico] le aplicaron sus sutiles métodos de persuasión [ironic/irónico]
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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 countable/numerable (belief) [formal] people of all persuasions [Religion/Religión] 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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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.