verb (used with object)
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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.
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
I yo AIRGORDON and the rest of my Yo friends when I wake up for no discernible reason, other than to assert my existence.
In fact, some assert that killing whales is necessary to prevent world starvation.Welcome to Japan’s Whale Week, Featuring Curried Whale Meat And Exploding Harpoons|Angela Erika Kubo, Jake Adelstein|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a previous attempt to assert direct control over the Internet, the FCC lost in court.The FCC Must Ignore the Silly ‘Net Neutrality’ Advocates|Nick Gillespie|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I'm not going to assert myself, or defend myself in any way—to you.Lord Loveland Discovers America|C. N. Williamson
Here again, I make so bold as to assert, there is no royal road.Chats on Old Miniatures|J. J. Foster
Is it not unreasonable to assert that Mars, or Venus, in a certain position, should produce adulteries?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
He exerted all his art and persuasion with Edward to assert his title to the crown of France.
Some assert that it is only a leap, and this is the prevailing opinion.The Ocean Waifs|Mayne Reid