n. 1. the forceful, sometimes aggressive, statement of beliefs, claims, or rights on another person 2. in sport, the use of force within the parameters of the game to achieve a strategic advantage over an opponent. Also known as proactive aggression. Compare with reactive aggression.

ASSERTION: "The person made the assertion that the professor's act was unconstitutional and refused to back down on this belief. "
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