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unanimousadjective

uk   /juːˈnæn.ɪ.məs/ us   /juːˈnæn.ə.məs/
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   /juːˈnæn.ɪ.məs.li/ us   /juːˈnæn.ə.məs.li/
C2 All four proposals to the committee were unanimously approved.
(Definition of unanimous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unanimous" in American English

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unanimousadjective [not gradable]

us   /jʊˈnæn·ə·məs/
in complete agreement or showing complete agreement: The school board was unanimous in its support of the decision. The jury reached a unanimous verdict.
unanimously
adverb [not gradable] us   /jʊˈnæn·ə·məs·li/
Sportswriters unanimously picked him for the award.
(Definition of unanimous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unanimous" in Business English

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unanimousadjective

uk   /juːˈnænɪməs/ us  
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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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