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English definition of “unanimous”


adjective     /juːˈnænɪməs/
if a feeling , decision , action , etc. is unanimous, everyone in a group feels it or agrees to it: unanimous support/approval/agreement This is a sound plan that enjoys the unanimous support of the Board of Directors . In the Senate , 60 votes are needed if there is not unanimous consent to proceed with a bill . We reached a unanimous decision on the proposal . It would require the unanimous vote of the board of supervisors to enact the rule .
[only after noun] if a group of people is unanimous, everyone agrees to something: The committee was unanimous, and the new rules were made official .
(Definition of unanimous adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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