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Definitions for insistence
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continual and persistent demands
imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressurenoun
the state of demanding notice or attention
"the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
the act of insisting on something
"insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"
the state of being insistent
an urgent demand
The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength
Hundreds of Empire ships were employed by the Government of the United Kingdom. They were acquired from a number of sources: many were built for the government; others obtained from the United States; still others were captured or seized from enemy powers. Empire ships were mostly used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), which owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines; however, some ships requisitioned during the Suez Crisis were also named as Empire ships. Most Empire ships have since been lost or scrapped; however a few still remain in active service or preserved.
the quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency
The numerical value of insistence in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of insistence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of insistence in a Sentence
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to ... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. (On the Vietnam War)
With respect for the integrity of the investigation, with an insistence on the truth and with concern about statements made and actions taken by these Members, I must reject the recommendations of Representatives Banks and Jordan to Select Committee, the unprecedented nature of January 6th demands this unprecedented decision.
The insistence on the 'black zero' (a balanced budget) is voodoo fiscal policy, we'll need massive investments in climate protection.
One issue here is supply and demand, the second issue here is California's insistence upon moving away from fossil fuels to renewables.
Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
This bipartisan legislation takes us a long way down the road in meeting the needs of the American people, while the compromise does not go as far as our Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, thanks to the unity and insistence of Senate and House Democrats, the bill has moved a great deal closer to America's workers.
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- insistènciaCatalan, Valencian
- Dringlichkeit, Insistenz, Eindringlichkeit, BeharrlichkeitGerman
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