Reassert
Reassert Re`as*sert" (r[=e]`[a^]s*s[~e]rt"), v. t. To assert again or anew; to maintain after an omission to do so. [1913 Webster]

Let us hope . . . we may have a body of authors who will reassert our claim to respectability in literature. --Walsh. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • reassert — verb assert again They were tied to a revived religious class that took advantage of the end of anticlerical despotism to reassert Islamic views and practices and to regain some of their former sociopolitical status …   Wiktionary

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  • reassert — re·as·sert || ‚rɪːə sÉœrt / sɜːt v. claim again, state again, redeclare …   English contemporary dictionary

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