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English noun: argumentation

1. argumentation (communication) a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal

SamplesThe argument over foreign aid goes on and on.

Synonymsargument, debate

Broader (hypernym)discussion, give-and-take, word

Narrower (hyponym)logomachy

2. argumentation (cognition) a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

SamplesI can't follow your line of reasoning.

Synonymsargument, line, line of reasoning, logical argument

Broader (hypernym)abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning

Narrower (hyponym)casuistry, line of inquiry, line of questioning, policy

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