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Downing has not left, despite his desire to play more regularly and his manager 's insistence that he was available. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was only installed at government insistence. Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2 (1995)Perhaps of most importance was his insistence that he be given total control of the team. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is by a dogged insistence on the common criminality of violence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This may or may not sit comfortably with his noisy insistence that governments need to meet their own fiduciary duties. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That said, there seems to be a stubborn insistence little should change. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But they were only at the manager 's insistence! The Sun (2007)More profoundly, this insistence on the importance of distrust is eating away at our society. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is something rather grand about his pride and dogged insistence upon his Liberal identity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Rather it lies in his insistence on the importance of actors' deliberations for at least some of their actions. Hindess, Barry Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)He became well-known for his insistence upon the importance of prayer and many people came to consult him in his humble cell. Martin Manser COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)After leaving school, she attended secretarial college at her father 's insistence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The report criticised the Government 's insistence that internet security is the responsibility of the individual. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Government's insistence that jobseekers do unpaid work in exchange for benefits is bang on. The Sun (2014)I took no view, but always felt uncomfortable that his dogged insistence on his innocence should count against him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then, at the insistence of his father, he worked for three years training to be an accountant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government 's insistence that all workers are paid the standard wage of $20 a month makes it hard to incentivise staff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His insistence on the importance of charity acknowledged, in fact, that there would always be rich and poor in this life. Stearns, Peter N. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)The cost of complying with red tape is rising for small businesses, despite government insistence that it has overhauled thousands of regulations, a business group has said. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'insistence'

British English: insistence NOUN
Someone's insistence on something is the fact that they insist that it should be done.
...his insistence that naval uniform be worn.

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