Meaning of “assertion” in the English Dictionary

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"assertion" in British English

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assertionnoun [ C + that ]

uk /əˈsɜː.ʃən/ us /əˈsɝː.ʃən/

a statement that you strongly believe is true:

I certainly don't agree with his assertion that men are better drivers than women.

(Definition of “assertion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)