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English definition of “consent”

consent

verb [I]     /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 .Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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