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as·ser·tive

 (ə-sûr′tĭv)
adj.
Inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively self-assured.

as·ser′tive·ly adv.
as·ser′tive·ness n.

assertive

(əˈsɜːtɪv)
adj
1. confident and direct in claiming one's rights or putting forward one's views
2. given to making assertions or bold demands; dogmatic or aggressive
asˈsertively adv
asˈsertiveness n

as•ser•tive

(əˈsɜr tɪv)

adj.
1. confidently aggressive or self-assured; forceful; dogmatic.
2. having a distinctive or pronounced taste or aroma.
[1555–65]
as•ser′tive•ly, adv.
as•ser′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.assertive - aggressively self-assured; "an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue"; "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act"
aggressive - having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
unassertive - inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence; "a shy unassertive person"

assertive

assertive

adjective
1. Marked by boldness and assertiveness:
2. Bold and definite in character:
Translations
تَأكيدي، مُصِّر، جازِم
настоятеленсамоуверен
sebevědomý
egenrådigselvsikker
bizonyítgató
ákveîinn, viss í sinni sök
assertiefmondig
sebavedomý
çok iddialı

assertive

[əˈsɜːtɪv] ADJ [manner, tone] → firme y enérgico; [behaviour] → enérgico
try to be a bit more assertiveintenta ser un poco más firme y enérgico, intenta hacerte valer un poco más
you were very assertive in that meetingte mostraste muy firme y enérgico en esa reunión
slowly she began to become more assertivepoco a poco empezó a mostrarse más segura de sí misma or empezó a hacerse valer más

assertive

[əˈsɜːrtɪv] adj [person] → qui a de l'assurance; [tone] → assuré(e), péremptoire
He's not assertive enough → Il n'a pas suffisamment d'assurance.

assertive

adj, assertively
advbestimmt

assertive

[əˈsɜːtɪv] adjche sa imporsi

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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