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English definition of “consent”

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
(Definition of consent noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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