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assertive
American English: /əˈsərdɪv/
British English: /əˈsəːtɪv/

adjective

  • I didn't like the assertive tone he had adopted
    no me gustó el tono autoritario que había adoptado
    try to be assertive without being aggressive
    trata de ser firme y enérgico sin ser agresivo

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