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asserted

[ uh-sur-tid ]
/ əˈsɜr tɪd /
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adjective
resting on a statement or claim unsupported by evidence or proof; alleged: The asserted value of the property was twice the amount anyone offered.
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Origin of asserted

First recorded in 1675–85; assert + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM asserted

as·sert·ed·ly, adverbun·as·sert·ed, adjectivewell-as·sert·ed, adjective
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