Definition of argumentation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɑːɡjumənˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːrɡjumənˈteɪʃn//
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logical arguments used to support a theory, an action or an idea Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin argumentatio(n-), from argumentat- ‘conducted as an argument’, from argumentari.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: argumentation