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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assertiveness - aggressive self-assuranceassertiveness - aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions
positiveness, positivism, positivity - a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
bumptiousness, cockiness, forwardness, pushiness - offensive boldness and assertiveness
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assertiveness

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Translations
assertivité

assertiveness

[əˈsɜːtɪvnɪs]
A. Nfirmeza f
B. CPD assertiveness course Ncurso m de autoafirmación
assertiveness training Nejercicios mpl de reafirmación personal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

assertiveness

[əˈsɜːrtɪvnɪs]
nassurance f
modif [class, training] → d'affirmation de la personnalité
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assertiveness

nBestimmtheit f; assertiveness training coursePersönlichkeitstrainingskurs m
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assertiveness

[əˈsɜːtɪvnɪs] ndecisione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

assertiveness

n asertividad f, autoafirmación f
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