Definition of 'assertion'
Example sentences containing 'assertion'
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They also challenge his assertion that the countries would be great friends after separation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The process allows those censured in the report to challenge its assertions before publication. Times, Sunday Times (2015)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) Support your assertion with specific examples. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)How does she support her assertions? Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)There is no clinical evidence to support these assertions, the researchers said. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Any evidence to support that assertion remained undiscovered, with all parties denying foul play. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The confident assertions of identity politics are not of interest to Brooks. 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)I must also challenge his assertion that most businesses are closed at weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2013)History strongly supports the assertion. Times, Sunday Times (2015)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)The Prince of Wales will challenge this assertion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some empirical support for their assertions about'economic rebalancing' effects would be nice. 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)
Synonyms of 'assertion'
statement, claim, allegation, profession
insistence, defence, stressing, maintenance
Trends of 'assertion'
Very Common. assertion is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of assertion from the Collins English Dictionary
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