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"assent" in British English

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assentnoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈsent/ formal
officialagreement to or ​approval of an ​idea, ​plan, or ​request: Once the ​directors have giventheir assent to the ​proposal we can ​begin. She ​nodded her assent to the ​proposal.UK Before an Act of Parliament can ​becomelaw, it ​needs to ​receive Royal Assent (= an ​officialsignature) from the ​monarch.
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assentverb [I]

uk   us   /əˈsent/ formal
to ​agree to or give ​officialapproval to something: Have they assented to the ​terms of the ​contract?
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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assentnoun [U]

 us   /əˈsent/ fml
agreement to an ​idea, ​plan, or ​request, esp. after ​seriousconsideration: He gave a ​nod of assent, and we ​knew we had a ​deal at last.
assent
verb [I]  us   /əˈsent/
fml At ​long last, the ​general assented to a ​halt in the ​bombing.
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"assent" in Business English

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assentnoun

uk   us   /əˈsent/
[U] officialagreement 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 ​legalowner 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.

assentverb [I]

uk   us   /əˈsent/
to ​agree to or give ​officialapproval to something: assent to sth Have they assented to the ​terms of the ​contract?
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “assent”
in Korean 동의…
in Arabic يُصدِّق على…
in Malaysian persetujuan…
in French assentiment…
in Russian согласие, утверждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同意, 贊成…
in Italian approvazione…
in Turkish onama, onay, kabul…
in Polish zgoda…
in Spanish asentimiento, aprobación…
in Vietnamese sự đồng ý…
in Portuguese assentimento, aprovação…
in Thai การตกลง, การยินยอม, การยอมรับ…
in German die Zustimmung…
in Catalan consentiment, aprovació…
in Japanese 同意, 承認…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同意, 赞成…
in Indonesian persetujuan…
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