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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a confidently aggressive manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • `I will take care of my own life,' she said assertively
  • Adjective : He is too assertive as a salesman
  • It isn't even close: the term really means that the employer will affirmatively (= "assertively," as you put it) seek out women and members of minority groups.
  • You heard the president speak out rather assertively today. for more
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