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persuader

slang A weapon, especially a gun, used to force someone to do something or be obedient. Don't worry, we'll bring a couple of persuaders when we visit him later—that'll convince him to sign.

persuader

n. a gun or other weapon used to threaten someone. (Underworld.) He pulls out this persuader, see, and aims it right at me, see.
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"Thus, the agency re-interpreted this ambiguity in the statute in light of its awareness that anti-union campaigns were increasingly relying on indirect persuader activity, and that transparency is a central goal of the statute because Congress viewed transparency as essential 'to protect employee rights to organize, choose their own representatives, [and] bargain collectively,'" Layton wrote.
The two parties, the persuader and the persuadee, participate in the context of persuasion.
If a law firm provides "persuader" services to a single client, it would be required to disclose fees received and services provided to every client that received any type of labor and employment services--not only persuasive services--during that calendar year.
STARS: Tony Curtis and Moore in The Persuaders ACTION MAN: Sir Roger Moore as Lord Brett Sinclair in the classic series
Past research examining superdiffusers has consistendy found that the extent to which one is a connector, persuader, and maven are all associated positively with argumentativeness, especially the persuader scale (Boster et al., 2006).
Even if (1) at times its language is technical and abstract and at other times its narrative becomes repetitive, (2) one might wish for more quantitative verification of the author's conclusions (for example, regarding the importance of the novel), and (3) one might wish for more discussion of the differences on theological ideas as opposed to the methods of communicating those ideas--and indeed of how the differences over the importance of the ideological differences impacts the communications methodology of the persuader, nevertheless the book is a noteworthy contribution.
I still recall: "155s are not so hot, eight full inches, that's a lot, twice as much for the Chinese, too, the Persuaders are the thing for you!")
Moore began his career in movies as an extra in 1945's "Perfect Strangers," but it was his TV performances that endeared him to worldwide audiences in such series as "The Persuaders" and "The Saint."
Likewise, there have always been human persuaders in society, masters of rhetoric capable of changing our minds, or at least our behaviors.
After about one month of the first installation with no more edge damage, ten more Persuaders were ordered for the field conveyors.
From The Hidden Persuaders in 1957 through The People Shapers in 1977, Packard was seldom absent from the best-seller list, and two subsequent books enjoyed modest success.
Expose yourself to religious, new age, and political persuaders. This will give you invaluable experience in the art of thinking superstitiously.
In our society, commercial television is the main "marketplace," where (as the courts have often ruled) people expect puffery and "sellers' talk" that intensify the "good" about a product and downplay the "bad." In a society that values free speech and free enterprise and that accommodates diverse political and commercial persuaders, we must expect to live in a verbal environment of many persuaders in competition.
THE Persuaders! - yes, it came complete with an exclamation mark, and with good reason.
The event will also feature a fun casino, local band The Persuaders, and a free photo booth.