insistence

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yield to another's insistence accede , acquiesce , concede
any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape bureaucracy
English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960) Firth , J. R. Firth , John Rupert Firth
scrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language) purism
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