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

Translation of persuasion in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (act) 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]
    le aplicaron sus sutiles métodos de persuasión [ironic]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable (belief) [formal]people of all persuasions (Religion)
    gente de todas las creencias
    and others of that/her persuasion
    y otros que opinan así/como ella
    Example sentences
    • 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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