cogent argument

cogent argument
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Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • cogent — co|gent [ˈkəudʒənt US ˈkou ] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of cogere to drive together, collect , from co ( CO ) + agere to drive ] if a statement is cogent, it seems reasonable and correct cogent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cogent — adjective formal something such as an argument that is cogent is reasonable, so that people are persuaded that it is correct: cogent argument/reasons/answers etc: Professor Calder presented a cogent examination of the facts. cogently adverb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cogent — adjective /ˈkəʊdʒn̩t,ˈkoʊdʒn̩t/ a) Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence. She presented a cogent argument, convincing her audience of the truth of her proposition. b) Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning …   Wiktionary

  • cogent — co|gent [ koudʒənt ] adjective FORMAL a cogent argument is reasonable and sensible ╾ co|gent|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cogent — adjective a cogent argument Syn: convincing, compelling, strong, forceful, powerful, potent, weighty, effective; valid, sound, plausible, telling; impressive, persuasive, eloquent, credible, influential; conclusive, a …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • cogent — UK [ˈkəʊdʒ(ə)nt] / US [ˈkoʊdʒənt] adjective formal a cogent argument is reasonable and sensible Derived word: cogently adverb …   English dictionary

  • Cogent — can refer to: Cogency of an argument Cogent Communications, an Internet service provider Cogent Partners, an investment banking firm focused on private equity secondary advisory transactions Cogent Inc., a provider of automated fingerprint… …   Wikipedia

  • cogent — To be cogent, an argument has to persuade or convince; to be coherent (see next entry) it only has to make sense …   Modern English usage

  • cogent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing. DERIVATIVES cogency noun cogently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin cogere compel …   English terms dictionary

  • cogent — [kō′jənt] adj. [L cogens, prp. of cogere, to collect < co , together + agere, to drive: see ACT1] forceful and to the point, as a reason or argument; compelling; convincing SYN. VALID cogently adv …   English World dictionary

  • argument — n. dispute 1) to get into, have an argument 2) to break off, terminate; clinch, settle an argument 3) an angry, bitter, heated, loud, violent argument 4) an argument breaks out 5) an argument about, over; between; with (I had a bitter argument… …   Combinatory dictionary


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