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assent

noun
 
 
/əˈsent/
[U] official agreement to an idea, plan, or request: with the assent of sb The government, with the assent of the two smaller opposition parties, pushed through the bill this week.give your assent to sth Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal, work can start almost immediately.
[C] LAW a document that states that someone is the new legal owner of the property of someone who has died: The transfer of a property to the beneficiary after someone has died is done by means of an assent.
(Definition of assent noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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