1 a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) [syn: averment, asseveration]
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)ʃən
- The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
- Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
- The learned skill of describing what you need or feel to another person in a way that they can hear you clearly. For perspective, see http://sfhelp.org/02/assert.htm
- Czech: tvrzení
- Spanish: afirmación
The term assertion has several meanings:
- Assertion: a computing programming technique
- Logical assertion: logical assertion of a statement
- Patent assertion: the enforcement of patent rights, usually by litigation against an infringing party
- Auditing assertions used in the context of a financial statement audit
- Assertions are also a kind of speech act.
assertion in Japanese: アサーション
assertion in Polish: Asercja
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