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convince of (something)

To cause someone to believe that something is true. A noun or pronoun can be used between "convince" and "of." You have no experience in as a receptionist, so good luck convincing them of your qualifications for this job. You'll have a hard time convincing me of that.
See also: convince, of
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convince someone of something

to persuade someone that something is true. You will never convince me of what you say. I will probably convince myself of the need to find a better job.
See also: convince, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Meanwhile, the Political Analyst, Issam al-Feily, said that the said UNSC resolutions "were taken after serious efforts by the Iraqi diplomacy and the convincement of the international community about the legitimacy of the Iraqi government that reflected a positive image, being a clear call for the world states to participate in Iraq's reconstruction, especially through the existance of huge investment opportunities in Iraq."