verb (used with object)
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Even as her business grows — Elli’s Kosher Kitchen just became the first business to receive kosher certification from the city of Abu Dhabi — Kriel continues to assert her creativity and attention to detail in the kitchen.
It comes just a week after the Ethiopian House of Federation declared the election as “null and void”, asserting that the poll was unconstitutional.A controversial regional election win in Ethiopia has raised the stakes for its federal system|Samuel Getachew|September 12, 2020|Quartz
In response to ProPublica’s 2018 reporting, IBM asserted that cases like Miyoshi’s were one-offs and didn’t represent a company practice.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Confirms a Pattern of Age Discrimination at IBM|by Peter Gosselin, special to ProPublica|September 11, 2020|ProPublica
“Definitely, this is not the death of cities,” Chesky asserts.Airbnb CEO: The pandemic will force us to see more of the world, not less|Verne Kopytoff|September 7, 2020|Fortune
Kennedy, thanking supporters, said he called Markey to concede, telling him he’s a “good man” and asserting “you have never heard me say otherwise,” according to the New York Times.Kennedy, Morse come up short in Massachusetts primary bids|Chris Johnson|September 2, 2020|Washington Blade
As leaders across the world continue to assert, the war is far from won.
“It certainly demonstrates their effort to re-assert themselves in the region and regain their past form,” this official added.Are Russian Bombers Flying Nuclear Drills Near Europe—Or Just Testing NATO’s Defenses?|Dave Majumdar|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was forced to bring two male “identity verifiers” to assert who I was, despite the fact that I carried my ID card with me.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather than a right to health care or abortion, people assert a right to access those things.
These suits assert, basically, that the child herself was harmed by the very fact of her own birth.
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The knocker appeared to hear the response, and to assert that it was quite impossible he could wait so long.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Quiet and good natured, when necessity arose he never failed to assert his authority.
It was as if the earlier, loving Lettice tried to assert itself, but was instantly driven back again.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Never, when advancing an opinion, assert positively that a thing "is so," but give your opinion as an opinion.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley