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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinsistencein‧sis‧tence /ɪnˈsɪstəns/ noun [uncountable]  TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingwhen you demand that something should happen and refuse to let anyone say noinsistence that his insistence that they discuss the probleminsistence on an insistence on punctualityat somebody’s insistence (=because someone insisted) At her father’s insistence, she joined them for a drink.
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at somebody’s insistenceAt Joanna's insistence we stayed the night at her house.At Stevenson's insistence, Reynold's name was kept on the list.U.S. troops were finally removed from the country at the insistence of Congress.Byrd claims he was carrying the gun at his wife's insistence.I took a local guide with me at the insistence of the government authorities.
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