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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (forceful)
a. autoritario
When he didn't do what I asked of him, I asked him again in a more assertive tone.Cuando no hizo lo que le pedí, se lo pedí de nuevo en un tono más autoritario.
b. firme y enérgico
Some people might not like it, but you have to be more assertive to get your way.Aunque a algunos no les guste, tienes que ser más firme y enérgica para salirte con la tuya.
c. asertivo
The leader must be assertive, but not authoritarian.El líder tiene que ser asertivo, pero no autoritario.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a course aimed at teaching women to be more assertiveun curso para potenciar la afirmación personal de las mujeres
assertive [əˈsɜːtɪv]
[+manner, tone] firme y enérgico; [+behaviour] enérgico
Assertive people respect assertive behaviour when they meet it; Speaking loudly, clearly, quickly and fluently are clear signs of assertive behaviour; Often more assertive behaviour by the team leader and members will ensure that all issues are raised
try to be a bit more assertive intenta ser un poco más firme y enérgico; intenta hacerte valer un poco más
she decided to be assertive with him
you were very assertive in that meeting te mostraste muy firme y enérgico en esa reunión
you may have to be very assertive if you want him to listen to become assertive
slowly she began to become more assertive poco a poco empezó a mostrarse más segura de sí misma or empezó a hacerse valer más
courses like these help you to become more assertive you should be more assertive, otherwise people will walk all over you she's not very assertive if you are not assertive enough you will be taken advantage of do you consider yourself to be assertive?
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