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assentnoun [U]

us   /əˈsent/ fml
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.
assent
verb [I] us   /əˈsent/
fml At long last, the general assented to a halt in the bombing.
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assentnoun [U]

uk   /əˈsent/ us   /əˈsent/ formal
official agreement to or approval of an idea, plan, or request: Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal we can begin. She nodded her assent to the proposal.UK Before an Act of Parliament can become law, it needs to receive Royal Assent (= an official signature) from the monarch.
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assentverb [I]

uk   /əˈsent/ us   /əˈsent/ formal
to agree to or give official approval to something: Have they assented to the terms of the contract?
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"assent" in Business English

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assentnoun

uk   /əˈsent/ us  
[U] official agreement to an idea, plan, or request: with the assent of sb The government, with the assent of the two smaller opposition parties, pushed through the bill this week.give your assent to sth Once the directors have given their assent to the proposal, work can start almost immediately.
[C] LAW a document that states that someone is the new legal owner of the property of someone who has died: The transfer of a property to the beneficiary after someone has died is done by means of an assent.

assentverb [I]

uk   /əˈsent/ us  
to agree to or give official approval to something: assent to sth Have they assented to the terms of the contract?
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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