Meaning of ASSERTION in English

ASSERTION

n. 1 a declaration; a forthright statement. 2 the act or an instance of asserting. 3 (also self-assertion) insistence on the recognition of one's rights or claims.

[ ME f. F assertion or L assertio (as ASSERT, -ION) ]

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