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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.
Translations of “assert”
in French affirmer, revendiquer…
in German beteuern, geltend machen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斷言, 肯定地說, 主張…
in Russian утверждать…
in Turkish iddia etmek, açıklamak, belirtmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 断言, 肯定地说, 主张…
in Polish twierdzić, zapewniać…
(Definition of assert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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