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as·ser·tion

 (ə-sûr′shən)
n.
1. The act of asserting.
2. Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.

as·ser′tion·al adj.

assertion

(əˈsɜːʃən)
n
1. a positive statement, usually made without an attempt at furnishing evidence
2. the act of asserting

as•ser•tion

(əˈsɜr ʃən)

n.
1. a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason; allegation.
2. an act of asserting.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
as•ser′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assertion - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)assertion - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
declaration - a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
claim - an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
claim - an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims"
accusation, charge - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
contention - a point asserted as part of an argument
ipse dixit, ipsedixitism - an unsupported dogmatic assertion
affirmation, avouchment, avowal - a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
testimony - an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact; "according to his own testimony he can't do it"
disaffirmation, denial - the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
2.assertion - the act of affirming or asserting or stating somethingassertion - the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
say-so - one chap's arbitrary assertion

assertion

noun
2. insistence, defence, stressing, maintenance, vindication They have made the assertion of ethnic identity possible.

assertion

noun
The act of asserting positively:
Translations
إثْبات، تَأكيد، إصْرار
tvrzení
fastholden
staîhæfing

assertion

[əˈsɜːʃən] Nafirmación f, aseveración f

assertion

[əˈsɜːrʃən] nassertion f, affirmation f

assertion

n
(= statement)Behauptung f; (of innocence)Beteuerung f; to make assertions/an assertionBehauptungen/eine Behauptung aufstellen
no pl (= insistence)Behauptung f

assertion

[əˈsɜːʃn] naffermazione f, asserzione f

assert

(əˈsəːt) verb
1. to say definitely. She asserted that she had not borrowed his book.
2. to insist on. He should assert his independence.
asˈsertion (-ʃən) noun
asˈsertive (-tiv) adjective
(too) inclined to assert oneself.
assert oneself
to state one's opinions confidently and act in a way that will make people take notice of one. You must assert yourself more if you want promotion.
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The reason why we use fuzzy reasoning is that fuzzy assertional component permits more detailed descriptions of a domain.
As general characteristics we suggested that these systems therefore contained very specific information about the properties of the Figure object (the subject of the clause) and had an assertional force about the current shape/disposition of the Figure.
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In most respects, Goemai patterns with postural-type languages: it has a small set of postural verbs that codes a limited range of semantic notions and that is used in both assertional and presuppositional ways.