the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
The act of urging or influencing; persuasion.
the act of persuading; persuasion; as, moral suasion
Origin: [L. suasio, fr. suadere, suasum, to advise, persuade, fr. suadus persuading, persuasive; akin to suavis sweet: cf. OF. suasion. See Suave, and cf. Dissuade, Persuade.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swā′zhun, n. the act of persuading or advising: advice.—adj. Suā′sive, tending to persuade: persuasive.—adv. Suā′sively.—n. Suā′siveness. [Fr.,—L. suasio—suadēre, to advise.]
The numerical value of suasion in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of suasion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Any one country trying to introduce gold plating of regulation in these areas can find the business moves somewhere else, in this case there would have to be something done at an EU level. You can always come up with moral suasion and EU guidelines, but sometimes just turning the spotlight on one centre can bring pressure on that particular regime.
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