Definition of argumentation in English:


Syllabification: ar·gu·men·ta·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌärgyəmənˈtāSHən


  • The action or process of reasoning systematically in support of an idea, action, or theory: lines of argumentation used to support his thesis
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    • Far more interesting, though, is the quality of argumentation offered in support of Derrida's importance.
    • Is The New Rhetoric about the arguments people make, or about the process of argumentation?
    • The bottom line in such argumentation was reminiscent of the objective of all despotic regimes to genuine political participation.


late Middle English: via Old French from Latin argumentatio(n-), from argumentat- 'conducted as an argument', from argumentari.

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