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English definition of “assent”


noun [U]  /əˈsent/ fml us  
agreement to an idea, plan, or request, esp. after serious consideration: He gave a nod of assent, and we knew we had a deal at last.
verb [I]  /əˈsent/ us  
fml At long last, the general assented to a halt in the bombing.
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