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"consensual" in British English

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consensualadjective

uk   /ˌkɒnˈsen.sju.əl/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/ formal or specialized
with the ​willingagreement of all the ​peopleinvolved: The woman ​allegedrape, but Reeves ​insisted it was consensual. consensual ​sex
(Definition of consensual from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"consensual" in American English

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consensualadjective

 us   /kənˈsen·tʃə·wəl/
agreed to by everyone ​involved: Unions and ​managementtypicallyreach consensual ​agreements before a ​judge has to ​rule.
(Definition of consensual from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"consensual" in Business English

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consensualadjective

uk   /kənˈsensjuəl/  us   /kənˈsenʃuəl/
done with the ​willingagreement of all the ​people or ​groups involved: We prefer to take a consensual ​approach to decision-making.
(Definition of consensual from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consensual”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一致同意的, 经各方同意的, 两厢情愿的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一致同意的, 經各方同意的, 兩廂情願的…
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