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  • IPA(key): /kənˈvɪnsɪŋ/
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convincing (comparative more convincing, superlative most convincing)

  1. Effective as proof or evidence.
    Our convincing evidence was sufficient in the end to win the trial.
    • November 17 2012, BBC Sport: Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham [1]
      While they have still only suffered one home defeat by Spurs in 19 years, this was not as convincing a victory as the scoreline suggests.

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  1. present participle and gerund of convince

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convincing (countable and uncountable, plural convincings)

  1. The process by which somebody is convinced.
    • 2002, Richard L. Epstein, Critical Thinking, page 2:
      Convincings depend on someone trying to do the convincing and someone who is supposed to be convinced.