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assentnoun [U]

 us   /əˈsent/ fml
agreement to an ​idea, ​plan, or ​request, esp. after ​seriousconsideration: 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.
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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assentnoun [U]

uk   /əˈsent/  us   /əˈsent/ formal
officialagreement to or ​approval of an ​idea, ​plan, or ​request: Once the ​directors have giventheir assent to the ​proposal we can ​begin. She ​nodded her assent to the ​proposal.UK Before an Act of Parliament can ​becomelaw, it ​needs to ​receive Royal Assent (= an ​officialsignature) from the ​monarch.
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assentverb [I]

uk   /əˈsent/  us   /əˈsent/ formal
to ​agree to or give ​officialapproval to something: Have they assented to the ​terms of the ​contract?
(Definition of assent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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assentnoun

uk   us   /əˈsent/
[U] officialagreement 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 ​legalowner 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   us   /əˈsent/
to ​agree to or give ​officialapproval 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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