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  • n  a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • n  a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    they were involved in a violent argument
  • n  a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
    the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
  • n  a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
    the editor added the argument to the poem
  • n  (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
  • n  a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable
  • n  a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

  • The Obama campaign says the Illinois senator will present his closing argument Monday morning in Canton.
  • Therefore, the argument runs, a government deficit crowds out private investment and does not raise output.
  • In the latest issue of PTI magazine, former PTI managing editor Walter Isaacson (and the guy who hired me) makes the argument that for newspapers to survive, they need to begin .
News & Articles

  • Argument escalates into gun violence inside a St. Louis business
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — An argument inside a St. Louis home health care business escalated into gun violence Thursday when a man shot three other people before turning the gun on himself, police said.
    June 14, 2013 - Paris Beacon-News
  • Argument sparks stabbing outside McDonald's in Torresdale
    Philadelphia Police say one man was hospitalized after an argument outside a McDonald's restaurant in the city's Torresdale section Thursday evening.
    June 14, 2013 - WPVI 6abc Philadelphia
  • Argument Touched Off Fatal Workplace Shooting In St. Louis, Police Say
    St. Louis, MO – Thursday afternoon, two men and two women were shot and killed inside a home healthcare business on Cherokee Street in St. Louis following an argument, police say. The victims were all in their early 40s to mid-50s. St. Louis Police Captain Michael Sack said, “The gentleman who killed the other three [...] Argument Touched Off Fatal Workplace Shooting In St. Louis, Police Say is ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Inquisitr
Quotes

  • President Bush in Independent
    In his remarks, Mr Bush said: "Some seem to believe that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along."
  • John Kerry in USA Today
    Larry Summers made a very strong argument for why it's important and critical for the overall recovery,said Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. "And I think that's an argument that most senators understand."
  • Barack Obama in CBS News
    In an interview Friday with CBS News' Harry Smith, Mr. Obama said, "The last thing that I want to do is to have the United States be a foil for those forces inside Iran who would love nothing better than to make this an argument about the United...

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