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consent

noun [U] uk   us   /kənˈsent/
C1 permission or agreement: They can't publish your name without your consent. You can only come on the trip if your parents give their consent.by common consent most people agree: Her latest film, by common consent, is her best yet.
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verb [I] uk   us   /kənˈsent/ formal
C2 to agree to do something, or to allow someone to do something: [+ to infinitive] Very reluctantly, I've consented to lend her my car. My aunt never married because her father wouldn't consent to her marriage.
Translations of “consent”
in Arabic موافَقة…
in Korean 동의…
in Malaysian berstuju…
in French consentir (à)…
in Turkish muvafakat, müsaade, izin…
in Italian consenso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可,允許, 同意…
in Russian согласие…
in Polish zgoda…
in Vietnamese bằng lòng…
in Spanish consentir…
in Portuguese consentimento…
in Thai ยอมให้ทำ…
in German zustimmen…
in Catalan consentiment…
in Japanese 承諾…
in Indonesian menyetujui…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可,允许, 同意…
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