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Translation of "assert" - English-Spanish dictionary

assert

verb   /əˈsɜːt/
formal to say that something is certainly true afirmar He asserts that she stole money from him.1150
to do something to show that you have power reafirmar, reivindicar Throughout the Cold War, the Allies asserted their right to move freely between the two Berlins. She very rarely asserts her authority over the children.1150
(Definition of assert from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

assert

verb /əˈsəːt/
to say definitely aseverar, afirmar, sostener She asserted that she had not borrowed his book.
to insist on defender, hacer valer He should assert his independence.
assertion /-ʃən/ noun
aserción, aserto, afirmación The more controversial assertions in the book have received a lot of publicity.
assertive /-tiv/ adjective
(too) inclined to assert oneself asertivo You must learn to be more assertive in meetings to make sure that your opinion is heard.
assertively adverb
Asertivamente She has the confidence to express herself assertively.
assertiveness noun
Asertividad This course is designed to help you improve your assertiveness at work.
assert oneself
to state one’s opinions confidently and act in a way that will make people take notice of one afirmarse, defender las propias opiniones You must assert yourself more if you want promotion.
(Definition of assert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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