persuader

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

persuade +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

persuader (plural persuaders)

  1. One who, or that which, persuades.
  2. (printing, historical, colloquial) A tool used to pack the type into the form.
    • 1898, John Southward, Modern Printing: A Handbook of the Principles and Practice of Typography and the Auxiliary Arts
      Next fit the quoins, using the “persuader” to squeeze in the pages, and tap up all around.
  3. (television) An electrode that directs electrons into a multiplier.
    • 1953, Stanley William Amos, ‎D. C. Birkinshaw, Television Engineering, Principles and Practice (page 108)
      These electrons are guided to the second dynode by the resultant electric field of this dynode and the persuader.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French persuader, from Latin persuādeō (I persuade).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

persuader

  1. to persuade

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin persuādeō (I persuade).

Verb[edit]

persuader

  1. to persuade

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: persuader