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Argument

argument n

1 : a reason or the reasoning given for or against a matter under discussion compare evidence , proof
2 : the act or process of arguing, reasoning, or discussing
;esp
: oral argument



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.