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English definition of “consensus”

consensus

noun [S or U]     /kənˈsen.səs/
C2 a generally accepted opinion or decision among a group of people : The general consensus in the office is that he's useless at his job . Could we reach a consensus on this matter ? Let's take a vote .Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of consensus noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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