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assertion

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noun as·ser·tion \ə-ˈsər-shən, a-\

Definition of assertion

  1. :  the act of asserting; also :  declaration, affirmation



Examples of assertion in a sentence

  1. <the assertion that all men have certain unalienable rights is set forth in the Declaration of Independence>

  2. <made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light>



15th Century

First Known Use of assertion

15th century

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Rhymes with assertion


ASSERTION Defined for Kids

assertion

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noun as·ser·tion \ə-ˈsər-shən\

Definition of assertion for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of stating clearly and strongly or making others aware <the assertion of his innocence>

  2. 2 :  something stated as if certain <They did not believe me despite my assertions.>





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