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consent

noun [U]
 
 
/kənˈsent/
permission for someone to do something: You can't come without your parents' consent.Allowing and permitting
by common consent UK used to say that everyone agrees about something: He is, by common consent, the most talented actor in Hollywood.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
Translations of “consent”
in Korean 동의…
in Arabic موافَقة…
in Portuguese consentimento…
in Catalan consentiment…
in Japanese 承諾…
in Italian consenso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 許可,允許, 同意…
in Russian согласие…
in Turkish muvafakat, müsaade, izin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 许可,允许, 同意…
in Polish zgoda…
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