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assert

US [əˈsɜrt]
UK [əˈsɜː(r)t]
  • v.断言;明确肯定;坚持自己的主张;表现坚定
  • Web宣称;维护;声称
Simple Present:asserts  Present Participle:asserting  Past Tense:asserted  
ASSERT
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v.
1.
明确肯定;断言to state clearly and firmly that sth is true
She continued to assert that she was innocent.
她仍然坚称自己无辜。
She continued to assert her innocence.
她仍然坚称自己无辜。
‘That is wrong,’ he asserted.
“那是错的。”他断言道。
It is commonly asserted that older people prefer to receive care from family members.
人们普遍确认,老年人更愿意由家人照顾。
2.
~ yourself
坚持自己的主张;表现坚定to behave in a confident and determined way so that other people pay attention to your opinions
3.
~ sth
维护自己的权利(或权威)to make other people recognize your right or authority to do sth, by behaving firmly and confidently
to assert your independence/rights
维护你的独立╱权利
I was determined to assert my authority from the beginning.
我决心一开始就维护我的权威。
4.
~ itself
生效;起作用to start to have an effect
Good sense asserted itself.
明智服人。

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