Ad Hominem

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Definition: Ad Hominem


Ad Hominem

Quick Summary of Ad Hominem


[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent’s argument.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Ad Hominem are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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