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Definition of insistence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] insistence (on something/on doing something) insistence (that…)
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an act of demanding or saying something firmly and refusing to accept any opposition or excuses their insistence on strict standards of behavior At her insistence, the matter was dropped. No one was convinced by his insistence that he was not to blame.
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