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dis·sua·sion  audio  (d-swzhn) KEY 

NOUN:
The act or an instance of dissuading.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dissusi, dissusin-, from dissusus, past participle of dissudre, to dissuade ; see dissuade

OTHER FORMS:
dis·suasive(Adjective), dis·suasive·ly(Adverb), dis·suasive·ness(Noun)


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