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assertion

noun as·ser·tion \ə-ˈsər-shən, a-\

Definition of ASSERTION

:  the act of asserting; also :  declaration, affirmation

Examples of ASSERTION

  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>

First Known Use of ASSERTION

15th century

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with ASSERTION

ASSERTION Defined for Kids

assertion

noun as·ser·tion \ə-ˈsər-shən\

Definition of ASSERTION for Kids

1
:  the act of stating clearly and strongly or making others aware <the assertion of his innocence>
2
:  something stated as if certain <They did not believe me despite my assertions.>

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