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English definition of “assent”

assent

noun [U]
 
 
/əˈsent/ formal
agreement or approval: Has she given her assent?Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalApproving and approvalAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantly
assent verb [I] formal to agree to somethingAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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