Meaning of ARGUMENT in English

ARGUMENT

[noun]Now that we've heard all the arguments (= reasons given) for and against the proposal, shall we vote on it? [C]Her husband was not convinced by her argument that they needed a bigger house. [C + that clause]I don't think that's a very strong/convincing/powerful argument. [C]They were engaged in argument for hours. [U]The central argument (= main point) of the book is that some of the plays supposedly written by Shakespeare were actually written by someone else. [C]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.