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argument

The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing’s existence.

argument

Medtalk The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing's existence. See Drug-baby argument, Health freedom argument, Particular person argument.
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Reason's dark champions; constructive strategies of Sophistic argument.
Knowledge arguments derive ontological conclusions from epistemological premises.
It is interesting to me how similar their arguments are at times.
Arguments will be posted and available for viewing on the Web site no later than the day after the hearing, according to the court's press release.
Supporters submitted 69 pages of arguments and opponents turned in 48 arguments against it, for a total of 117 arguments.
Lawyers should have the opportunity to provide the court with the detailed information it needs in these fact-intensive cases, even though this will often require longer oral arguments.
Atheists make similar two-part arguments against design in biology:
For Graff, placing one's argument into dialogue with other arguments in response to a "problem" is the crux of academic writing.
The third study's arguments apply to traditional "patriarchal" polygamy alone, and would carry little or no weight against modern "polyamorous" unions (of the kind I wrote about in "Here Come the Brides").
The opposition arguments, prepared by Jason Lyson of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council and Jeff Jacobberger of the Mid-City West Neighborhood Council, said the measure was rushed through the City Council and would weaken existing ethics laws.
In a news release (IR-2006-45, 3/16/06), the IRS renewed its warning against frivolous return filing arguments, and cautioned that it would pursue taxpayers, return preparers and promoters involved in filing returns based on these "groundless theories"
Here's a thought: Perhaps bin Laden himself turned to the blogosphere after 9/11, in search of theories and arguments with which he might justify his murderous assault.

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