Translation of "assert" - English-Spanish dictionary

assert

verb uk /əˈsɜːt/

formal to say that something is certainly true

afirmar
He asserts that she stole money from him.

to do something to show that you have power

reafirmar, reivindicar
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.

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

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.

(Translation of “assert” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)