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assertive

MedspeakUK Referring to clear, honest and direct communication, without avoiding issues or resorting to manipulative or aggressive behaviour.
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I feel she certainly told the Government minister Tom McNulty her views strongly and assertively.
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It is believed that China is assertively seeking out new long-term partners and has a vast reserve of cash.
s family, communicating assertively with the healthcare team and providing expert clinical care.
In the postwar sections, Franck's style hints at the frankness of Wolfgang Borchert and Heinrich Bo11, while remaining, assertively, her own.
Bilanich reminded me to act assertively, keep my integrity, and to learn from the situation.
Many of us easily settle into what may seem a comfortable position instead of assertively setting goals for our advancement.
When she was only 12 years old, Dobet Gnahore assertively informed her father that she no longer wanted to attend school.
Being able to communicate openly, comfortably and assertively with your doctor can help you make good health decisions and stay well.
Her Ronit speaks more quickly and assertively, for example, than her soft-spoken cloistered childhood friends.
The key to an open encounter could be an early goal, which would almost certainly persuade one of the teams to assertively go in pursuit of the equaliser.
The recycled car tyres used to clad the Environmental Education Centre in Pennsylvania (p52) and the ribbed copper cladding of the new Business School in Bifrost, designed by Studio Granda (p82), both create skins that act as emphatic signs; signs that assertively announce the function of one building and register the setting of the other.