Definitions for Assertionəˈsɜr ʃən
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assertion, averment, asseveration(noun)
a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)
the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.
Origin: assertion, from assertio
the act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced
maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives
Origin: [L. assertio, fr. asserere.]
In computer programming, an assertion is a predicate placed in a program to indicate that the developer thinks that the predicate is always true at that place.
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