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noun [uncountable] insistence pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈsɪstəns/
  1. a very firm statement that something must happen or that something is true
    insistence on: We applaud the president’s insistence on tougher environmental laws.
    insistence that: Despite his insistence that he wasn’t involved, most people think he’s dishonest.

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