Argument (disambiguation)

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In logic and philosophy, an argument is an attempt to persuade someone of something, or give evidence or reasons for accepting a particular conclusion.

Argument may also refer to:

Mathematics and computer science[edit]

Language and rhetoric[edit]

  • Argument (literature), a brief summary, often in prose, of a poem or section of a poem or other work
  • Argument (linguistics), a phrase that appears in a syntactic relationship with the verb in a clause
  • Oral argument in the United States, a spoken presentation to a judge or appellate court by a lawyer (or parties when representing themselves) of the legal reasons why they should prevail
  • Closing argument, in law, the concluding statement of each party's counsel reiterating the important arguments in a court case

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