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insist/ɪnˈsɪst/verb
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/ɪnˈsɪst/
verb
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Learner's definition of INSIST  
: to demand that something happen or that someone do something
[no object]
[+ object]
— usually + that
[+ object]  : to say (something) in a way that is very forceful and does not allow disagreement — usually + that

insist on

[phrasal verb]alsoinsist upon
insist on/upon (something) or insist on/upon doing (something)  : to say or show that you believe that something is necessary or very important
insist on/upon doing (something)informal  : to continue doing (something that other people think is annoying or unimportant)
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