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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkəʊd͡ʒn̩t/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkoʊd͡ʒn̩t/
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- Rhymes: -əʊdʒn̩t, -oʊdʒn̩t
- Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence.
- 1944 May and June, “In the Critics' Den”, in Railway Magazine, page 132:
- We congratulate our correspondents on some very cogent reasoning, and shall have to watch our step even more carefully in future!
- Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning.
- Forcefully persuasive; relevant, pertinent.
- The prosecution presented a cogent argument, convincing the jury of the defendant's guilt.
reasonable and convincing; based on evidence
appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning
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