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verb (adduces, adducing, 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.
  • Etymology: adducere, adductum, to lead or bring to; ad- + ducere to lead. See Duke, and confer Adduct.

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