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# What is a definitional argument?

Updated: 10/26/2022

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A definitional argument is (usually a English essay or something along those lines) a essay where you have to define something and then say that your topic fits with the criteria that needs to be met. For example, lets say if my topic was if NASCAR racing should be a sport. I'd have to define what a sport is, and see if NASCAR fits the criteria it is. Another example would be if love is a addiction to some people. I'd have to try and define what a addiction is, and how (or how not) love can end up as a addiction. Hope this helped!

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