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assert

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈsɜːt/ US  /-ˈsɝːt/
assert yourself to behave in a way which expresses your confidence, importance or power and earns you respect from others
坚持自己的主张;表现坚定
I really must assert myself more in meetings.
我在会议上确实必须立场更坚定一些。
Assertions and asserting
formal to say that something is certainly true
断言;肯定地说
[+ that] He asserts that she stole money from him.
他一口咬定她偷了他的钱。
Assertions and asserting
to do something to show that you have power
主张;维护;坚持
Throughout the Cold War, the Allies asserted their right to move freely between the two Berlins.
冷战期间,盟国自始至终坚持其在东西柏林之间自由来往的权利。
She very rarely asserts her authority over the children.
她很少摆出大人的权威来管教孩子。
Assertions and asserting
(Definition of assert from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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