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Definition of cogent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cogent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈkoʊdʒənt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1strongly and clearly expressed in a way that influences what people believe synonym convincing
  2. 2 She put forward some cogent reasons for abandoning the plan.
NAmE//ˈkoʊdʒənsi//
 
noun [uncountable]
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cogent