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assert

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassertas‧sert /əˈsɜːt $ -ɜːrt/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SAY/STATEto state firmly that something is true 🔊 French cooking, she asserted, is the best in the world.assert that 🔊 He asserted that nuclear power was a safe and non-polluting energy source.2 assert your rights/independence/superiority etc3 assert yourself4 assert itself→ See Verb table
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assert"It's a fairness issue, " she asserted.He is entitled to assert his supposed right on reasonably equal terms.After 1947, Nehru began to assert his supremacy and sack party chiefs who opposed him.An established order of seeing, of understanding, of ruling, is simply exploded - the Modernist spirit asserts itself.The Church asserts that human beings are incarnated spirits: souls in bodies.There exists today widespread propaganda which asserts that socialism is dead.Professor Sykes has asserted that the skeleton, which was said to be man's first ancestor, is in fact a fake.They assert that the student has been incapacitated by the power differential, and must be in need of their protection.Mr. Collins asserted that they had either such a right or at least a right that Lautro should consider whether to hear them.If women are to have equal opportunity, they must loudly assert their ability to do all traditional "male' jobs.assert thatApart from asserting that dwarfs are usually unintelligent, the author offers no comment on the morphological differences between human physical types.The suit asserts that EconoPage was just a reseller of paging services and equipment.Hayes asserted that he had been deceived by the southern promises to maintain order.But the company has vigorously asserted that its marketing practices do not violate the 1995 consent decree.The hon. Gentleman has no evidence for asserting that standards have dropped month by month.It would be unrealistic to assert that the activity is risk free.They assert that the destiny of the soul is related to the activity of the soul during its habitation in the body.Friends of the Earth responded by asserting that there was sufficient interest among energy suppliers to provide three times that amount.All 12 leaders asserted that they had met their main goals.
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Verb table
assert
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyassert
he, she, itasserts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyasserted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave asserted
he, she, ithas asserted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad asserted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill assert
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have asserted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam asserting
he, she, itis asserting
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you, we, theyare asserting
Past
I, he, she, itwas asserting
you, we, theywere asserting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been asserting
he, she, ithas been asserting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been asserting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be asserting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been asserting
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