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assertions

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plural of assertion

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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

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2 an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate
  • made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light

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“Assertions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assertions. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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