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assertive

adjective uk   /əˈsɜː.tɪv/  us   /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪv/
C2 Someone who is assertive behaves confidently and is not frightened to say what they want or believe: If you really want the promotion, you'll have to be more assertive.
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assertively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
We should not be afraid to assertively condemn such actions.
assertiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “assertive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅定自信的, 果敢的…
in Russian уверенный в себе…
in Turkish kendine aşırı güvenen, kendinden emin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚定自信的, 果敢的…
in Polish stanowczy, asertywny…
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