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

 

coaxing

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkəʊksɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkoʊksɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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gentle attempts to persuade somebody to do something or to get a machine to start No amount of coaxing will make me change my mind. A little coaxing was all it took to get her to say his name. My car needs a lot of coaxing to start in the winter

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