how to pronounce persuasion


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persuasion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of persuasion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… result is persuasion and sometimes …”

meanings of persuasion


  1. The act of persuading, or trying to do so; the addressing of arguments to someone with the intention of changing their mind or convincing them of a certain point of view, course of action etc.
  2. A specified religious adherence, a creed; any school of thought or ideology.
  3. Another personal, animal or inanimate trait that is not (very) liable to be changed by persuasion, such as sex, gender, ethnicity, origin, profession or nature.
  4. An argument or other statement intended to influence one's opinions or beliefs; a way of persuading someone.
  5. A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief.
  6. One's ability or power to influence someone's opinions or feelings; persuasiveness.

persuasion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persuasion occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics persuasion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that persuasion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to persuasion


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