Argument

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An argument is both the process of giving reasons for believing something is true as well as the term used to describe the reason(s) given. 

An argument is also a disagreement between two or more persons, in which opposing parties openly voice their opinions and dispute their respective opponents’ claims and viewpoints.

See also Closing Argument and Golden Rule Argument

[Last updated in June of 2021 by the Wex Definitions Team]