Definition of reassertion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈsɜːʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈsɜːrʃn//
    [singular, uncountable]
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  1. 1the act of making other people recognize again your right or authority to do something, after a period when this has been in doubt an aggressive reassertion of authority
  2. 2the act of stating again, clearly and firmly, that something is true This repeated reassertion that the debate is over clearly shows that it is not over at all.