English - Vietnamese Dictionary
persuasion /pə'sweiʤn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự làm cho tin, sự thuyết phục
- sự tin, sự tin chắc
- it is my persuasion that: tôi tin chắc rằng
- tín ngưỡng; giáo phái
- to be of the Roman Catholic persuasion: theo giáo hội La-mã
- (đùa cợt) loại, phái, giới
- no one of the trade persuasion was there: không có ai là nam giới ở đó cả
persuasionspər'sweɪʒn /pə's-Thesaurus Dictionary
+the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
+a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
Advanced English Dictionary
1 inducement, inducing, influence, influencing, exhortation, exhorting, persuading:
At the bank's persuasion, the company tightened up its cashflow management. She has extraordinary powers of persuasion at her command
2 opinion, belief, creed, faith, set of beliefs, faith, religion, (religious) conviction; sect, denomination, faction, school (of thought), affiliation:
Till he met Maggie, he had always been of the Baptist persuasion.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] the act of persuading sb to do sth or to believe sth: It didn't take much persuasion to get her to tell us where he was. + After a little gentle persuasion, he agreed to come. + She has great powers of persuasion. + I wasn't intending to sell, but I'm open to persuasion.
2 [C, U] a particular set of beliefs, especially about religion or politics: politicians of all persuasions + every shade of religious persuasion
Idioms: of the ...persuasion (formal or humorous) of the type mentioned: peers of the Liberal persuasion
VERB + PERSUASION
I had to use a little gentle persuasion to get her to agree.
| need, take
She didn't need much persuasion.
| be/seem open to
He refused my offer at first, but seemed open to persuasion.
the art of persuasion
She is very charming, and skilled in the art of persuasion.
2 set of beliefs
of all/different/varying persuasions
The meeting is open to people of all political persuasions.
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