How does the assertion that the monarch rules "by the grace of Almighty God" square with the Trades Descriptions Act?
The assertion by Obama does follow a long-standing tradition for Democratic and Republican presidents.
Will this assertion in a simple holiday greeting reassure Jewish voters as they enter the season of reassessment?
The wealthiest Republican Party boosters will resent the assertion that peer pressure and ego motivate their giving.
Neither offers any historical documentation for this assertion.
His hollow voice and laboured breath gave the lie to his assertion.
Her assertion was disregarded as to the inability to change.
Giles had refused to believe his assertion of innocence, and he had no proof.
I'm inclined to question, furthermore, the assertion that these jewels were your mother's.
Again and again the narrative was repeated, till conjecture once more began to take the place of assertion.
early 15c., assercioun, from Middle French assertion (14c.) or directly from Late Latin assertionem (nominative assertio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin asserere "claim rights over something, state, maintain, affirm," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + serere "join" (see series). By "joining oneself" to a particular view, one "claimed" or "maintained" it.
1. An expression which, if false, indicates an error. Assertions are used for debugging by catching can't happen errors.
2. In logic programming, a new fact or rule added to the database by the program at run time. This is an extralogical or impure feature of logic programming languages.