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adduce

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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] adducere, adductum, to lead or bring to; ad- + ducere to lead. See Duke, and confer Adduct.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to adduce

Third person singular
adduces

Simple past
adduced

Past participle
-

Present participle
adducing

to adduce (third-person singular simple present adduces, present participle adducing, simple past and past participle adduced)
  1. (transitive) To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.
    • Reasons ... were adduced on both sides. - Macaulay.
    • Enough could not be adduced to satisfy the purpose of illustration. - De Quincey.

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References

adduce” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Italian

Verb

adduce

  1. Third-person singular present tense of addurre.

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