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assert en inglés británico

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assertverb [ T ]

uk /əˈsɜːt/ us /-ˈsɝːt/
assert yourself

Más ejemplos

  • She very quickly asserted her authority over the class.
  • Tough new policies are needed if the authorities are to assert control over a crime-ridden city.
  • The book asserts that the 1969 moon landing was a hoax.
  • The prime minister asserted that he had no intention of resigning.
  • He made a special appearance on television asserting that the allegations against him were false.

C2 to behave in a way that expresses your confidence, importance, or power and earns you respect from others:

I really must assert myself more in meetings.

C1 formal to say that something is certainly true:

[ + that ] He asserts that she stole money from him.

C2 to do something to show that you have power:

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.

(Definición de assert del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

assert en inglés americano

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assertverb [ T ]

us /əˈsɜrt/

to state an opinion or claim a right forcefully:

[ + that clause ] The companies have asserted that everything they did was appropriate.

To assert is also to behave in a way that shows power, authority, or control:

Several members of Congress called upon the president to assert leadership.

If you assert yourself, you act forcefully in a way that expresses your confidence:

You have to learn to speak up and assert yourself at meetings, or you’ll never get anywhere.
assertion
noun [ C ] us /əˈsɜr·ʃən/

Critics say the company forces workers to drive recklessly, an assertion the company denies.

(Definición de assert del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)