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tr.v. as·sev·er·at·ed, as·sev·er·at·ing, as·sev·er·ates
To declare seriously or positively; affirm.
as·sev′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
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(tr) to assert or declare emphatically or solemnly
[C18: from Latin assevērāre to do (something) earnestly, from sevērus severe]
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v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to declare earnestly or solemnly.
[1785–95; < Latin assevērātus, past participle of assevērāre to declare]
as•sev′er•a`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.
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Past participle: asseverated
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|Verb||1.||asseverate - state categorically |
allege, aver, say - report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
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asseverate[əˈsevəreɪt] VT (frm) → aseverar
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vt (form) → beteuern
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