reassertion

noun
re·​as·​ser·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsər-shən How to pronounce reassertion (audio) , -a- \
plural reassertions

Definition of reassertion

: the act or an instance of reasserting something : a second or fresh assertion It was, however, a reassertion of an American stake in both the conduct and the outcome of the war.— Charles Krauthammer

First Known Use of reassertion

1653, in the meaning defined above

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“Reassertion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reassertion. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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