Translation of "assert" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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assertverb [ T ]

uk /əˈsɜːt/ us /-ˈsɝːt/
assert yourself

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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. 我在會議上確實必須立場更堅定一些。

C1 formal to say that something is certainly true

[ + that ] He asserts that she stole money from him. 他一口咬定她偷了他的錢。

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. 冷戰期間,盟國自始至終堅持其在東西柏林之間自由來往的權利。
She very rarely asserts her authority over the children. 她很少擺出大人的權威來管教孩子。

(Translation of “assert” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)