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unanimous

adjective uk   /juːˈnæn.ɪ.məs/ us  
C2 If a group of people are unanimous, they all agree about one particular matter or vote the same way, and if a decision or judgment is unanimous, it is formed or supported by everyone in a group: The jury returned a unanimous verdict of guilty after a short deliberation. After a lengthy discussion we reached a unanimous decision on the proposal. The new format has unanimous support.
unanimously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
C2 All four proposals to the committee were unanimously approved.
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