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English definition of “consent”


noun [U]  /kənˈsent/ us  
permission or agreement obtained from someone or something having authority or power: I asked to leave the room, and the teacher gave his consent.


verb [I]  /kənˈsent/ us  
to give permission: [+ to infinitive] The director consented to change the ending of the movie.
(Definition of consent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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