assert

definition: 
State a fact or belief confidently and forcefully;Cause others to recognize (one’s authority or a right) by confident and forceful behavior:
sentence: 
The company asserts that the cuts will not affect development
The company assert its control over the banking system
difficulty: 
easy
toefl frequency: 
3
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
assertively
adjective: 
assertive
adverb sentence: 
adjective sentence: 
Our CEO is an assertive individual
verb: 
assert
verb sentence: