Definition of 'assertion'
Example sentences containing 'assertion'
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The accuracy of the assertions was challenged.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is hard to challenge his assertion.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There is no scientific evidence to support the assertions.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The sensitivity of the language issue is that it can move beyond ethnic and cultural identity to assertions of national independence.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994) Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
How does she support her assertions?Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
He's been enthused about that theme since taking the job although many would challenge the first assertion.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
History strongly supports the assertion.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is the deadliest attack on the security forces in months, and challenges government assertions that it has weakened the militants.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Your assertion of power is making them uncomfortable, for no one in management can allow an employee to hold a company to ransom.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Supporting this assertion, she distinguishes very sharply between trust and other concepts such as confidence, reliance and belief.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
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Definition of assertion from the Collins English Dictionary