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Different people have different point of views on certain subjects, and not everyone would agree on the same thing.
Why is it important to understand arguments of definition?
An operational definition
This type of definition identifies an object or idea by what it does or by what conditions create it.
a formal definition
This type of definition is what you would find in a dictionary.
False, dictionary definitions tend to leave out certain ideas.
True or false, arguments can solely rely on a dictionary definition.
False, Definitions of a word are crucial to the shape of an argument.
True or False, definitions of a word are not needed in shaping an argument.
True or false: Designs such as boldface and italics, headings or links in online text can contribute to or detract form its credibility or persuasiveness.
Definitions by example
This type of definition lists objects or ideas that links to their argument.
A tentative claim
When addressing a question of definition, you would most likely formulate this, a declarative statement that represents your first response to such situations.
You need a claim, a reason, and a warrant.
When crafting your definition, you need three things. Name them.
a claim involving a question of definition
a general definition of some key concept
a careful look at your subject in terms of that general definitions
evidence for every part of the argument, including visual evidence if appropriate
a consideration of al
Name four of the six key features of a definitional argument.
It is a clear example of the class defined.
It clearly falls outside the defined class.
It falls between two closely related classes or fulfills some conditions of the defined class but not others.
It defies existing classes and categories and requires an
When formulating a definition, you should make sure it fits your general definition. To do this, there are four claims that you must provide. Name three. (there are four)
Operational Definition
This type of argument identifies an object or idea by what it does or by what conditions create it.

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