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Definition of the noun suasion

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noun - plural: suasions

  1. the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

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  1. The act of urging or influencing; persuasion.

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Google previewSustainability and Policy (1995)

Limits to Economics by Michael Common

Regulation, taxation and tradeable permits Whereas moral suasion is a broad brush ...

Google previewFinance (2014)

A Quantitative Introduction by Piotr Staszkiewicz, Lucia Staszkiewicz

Moral suasion is the use of a central bank's persuasive power to influence market behavior. It is often transmitted through the personality of a bank's chairman and executive directors. Typical characteristics of central banks are the following: 1.

Google previewBusiness and Society (2017)

Ethics, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management by Archie Carroll, Jill Brown, Ann Buchholtz

Finally, moral suasion is a tool of government. This refers to the government's attempts to ...

Google previewProceedings of the ... General Council (1892)

by Alliance of the Reformed Churches Throughout the World Holding the Presbyterian System. General Council

Moral suasion is a minister 90 Fifth General Council.

Google previewProceedings of the (Ecumenical Methodist Conference, Held in City Road Chapel, London, September, 1881 (1881)

It is often objected that this matter ought to be treated from the moral standpoint, and that moral suasion is the principle to act upon, as if in seeking for prohibition we denied that, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2014)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

Moral suasion refers to a method for influencing behavior that uses argument, example, and exhortation, and appeals to virtue rather than coercion or law. Moral suasion appeals to an individual's or group's supposedly innate sense of morality ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 (2006)

From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass Three-volume Set by Paul Finkelman

Moral suasion was a nonviolent means of abolition that reached its height between 1830 and 1840 with the formation of...

With roots in the Enlightenment, moral suasion aimed to abolish slavery by appealing to the consciences of slavery's ...

Google previewAlcohol and Drugs in North America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

A Historical Encyclopedia by David M. Fahey, Jon S. Miller

Stemming from a larger tradition of voluntarism in Anglo-American reform, moral suasion assumed that bad or undesirable...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2013)

by Donald Rutherford

suasion. (E5). A method the BANK OF ENGLAND uses to control commercial.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Public Management and Governance (2015)

by Gambhir Bhatta

A related concept is moral suasion, which refers to a situation where the government tries to persuade a particular form of action by giving strong arguments in its favor (for example, in encouraging community action against a social ill, such as ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

suasion, sua- But thei had by the subtill suasion of the deuill, broken the thirde commaundemet in tasting the forboden frnyte. Sir Thomas More. H'orkes, fol. 157. Now as God [tempts only by exploration and trial, so the devil always tempts ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

J ' J < *, But thei had by the subtill suasion of the deuill, broken the thirde commaundemet in tasting the forboden fruyte. Sir Thomas More. Workes, fol. 157. Now as God [tempts only by exploration and trial, so the devil always tempts ...

Google previewThe Cabinet dictionary of the English language (1874)

SUASION. SUBJECTIVE. Suasion, (swft'shun) n. [L. *w rutin, from madere, tuasttm, to advise, persuade.] Act of persuading ;— persuading influence ; enticement ; inducement. Suaaivc, (swi'siv) a. Having power to persuade ; influencing the ...

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Scrabble value of S1U1A1S1I1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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