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assertion


assertion

noun

Definition of ASSERTION

1
a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something <the assertion that all men have certain unalienable rights is set forth in the Declaration of Independence>
Antonyms disavowal
2
an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate <made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light>

February 27, 2015
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An explanation or underlying reason
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