consent  

  • Pronunciation of consent: K AH0 N S EH1 N T (kən'sɛnt)

  • Number of syllables of consent: 2

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  • Definition of consent

    • (n): permission to do something; "he indicated his consent"  
    • (v): give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"  
  • Examples of consent

    • A consent decree can be either interlocutory or final.  
    • They must get parents' consent before using fingerprint technology on pupils.  
    • But the informed consent of patients must underwrite that objective.  
    • The most pertinent age is an unfettered age of consent.  
    • At the time, the homosexual age of consent was 21.  
    • Voluntary euthanasia is that with the consent of the subject.  
    • The consent of the teen is not required.  
    • The checkride may not continue without the consent of the applicant.  
    • We choose to follow the decorum to which we consent.  
    • Second, the soliloquy about informed consent is entirely misplaced.  

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