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Pronunciation: /əˈsɜːrt; əˈsɜːt/

Translation of assert in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (declare) afirmar
    Example sentences
    • These types of beliefs, he asserts, are closely connected to languages and texts.
    • Neither does he explicitly assert that our natural beliefs are true.
    • I would however assert that the belief in absolute truth requires an attempt to follow it as best as possible.
    1.2 (demonstrate, enforce) [superiority] reafirmar, dejar sentado; [rights/claims] hacer* valer, reivindicar* to assert one's authority imponer* su ( or mi etc) autoridad
    Example sentences
    • The rights were asserted as fundamental entitlements recognized by the international community.
    • What would have happened if the Thai authorities had asserted their jurisdiction over the offence here?
    • They are conducted in order to assert authority and extend influence.

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

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