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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·ser·tion /əˈsɝʃən, æ-/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·ser·tion n.
 1. The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
    There is a difference between assertion and demonstration.   --Macaulay.
 2. Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting
           evidence were necessary) [syn: averment, asseveration]
      2: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something [syn:
          affirmation, statement]