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assert

1. verb state as true2. verb claim (right etc)3. verb firmly express (yourself) 4. verb start to show (itself) 1 verb state as true TRANSITIVEcuir in iúlmaígh verb  c m uit's widely asserted that the drugs are very effective maítear go forleathan go bhfuil na drugaí an-éifeachtach'It'll never happen,' asserted Liam. 'Ní tharlóidh sé go deo.' arsa Liam go daingean. 2 verb claim (right etc) TRANSITIVEdeimhnigh verb  c m udearbhaigh verb  c m uhe asserted his innocence dheimhnigh sé go raibh sé neamhchiontach, mhaígh sé go raibh sé neamhchiontachthe union asserts the rights of its members deimhníonn an ceardchumann cearta a chuid ballshe's asserting ownership of the design tá sí ag maíomh gur léi féin an dearadh
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3 verb firmly express (yourself) TRANSITIVEto assert yourself tú féin a chur in iúlto assert yourself when you need to tú féin a chur in iúl nuair is gáhe asserted himself in no uncertain terms chuir sé é féin in iúl go neamhbhalbhthe Germans asserted themselves d'éirigh na Gearmánaigh ar a gcosa deiridh, sheas na Gearmánaigh talamh 4 verb start to show (itself) TRANSITIVEin any partnership, personal differences eventually assert themselves i gcomhpháirtíocht ar bith, tagann difríochtaí pearsanta chun tosaigh ar deireadh thiarthe writer's humour is asserting itself in this book tá greann an scríbhneora le feiceáil sa leabhar seo

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