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You would need a very large consensus of the people for that to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You have to be willing to question consensus thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no point in waiting around when there is a general consensus on what to do. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The consensus of opinion would suggest that structurally it altered very little. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)There is now widespread consensus that business must change and that responsible business is good business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a pretty large consensus that includes people of impeccable independence and academic standing. The Sun (2016)Beyond these there is no general consensus on the specific nature of a science. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The consensus of opinion will be that perhaps you have failed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Consensus opinion still points to a buy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet it is clear that in modern societies there is not always universal agreement and consensus on all issues. Sociology (1995)Plans were based on consensus opinion. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)In the middle lies a consensus of opinion that financial controls are necessary but differing views about how deep they should go. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The small group sought a consensus which had ramifications within the politics of the women's movement. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)The general consensus was a decisive 3-0 home win. The Sun (2014)The general consensus is that the Academy voters are not too interested in the foreign language contenders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The general consensus is that it dropped slightly to 5.1 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I pondered the idea of a consensus with people against a consensus. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The general consensus was in favour of that idea but it had to match the closing of the European window. The Sun (2015)On speaking to other parents, the general consensus seems to be that it is safer to turn the other cheek. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a consensus of opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Consensus opinions often prove wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2015)OVER the past few weeks, the nation seems to have reached a general consensus about bullying. The Sun (2010)The principal exception to the consensus is a group calling itself Economists for Brexit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consensus asks the question: Is it popular? Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'consensus'
British English: consensus /kənˈsɛnsəs/ NOUN
A consensus is general agreement amongst a group of people.
There is a growing consensus that more action is needed.
- American English: consensus
- Arabic: إِجْماع
- Brazilian Portuguese: unanimidade
- Chinese: 共识
- Croatian: suglasnost
- Czech: konsenzus
- Danish: enighed
- Dutch: consensus
- European Spanish: consenso
- Finnish: yksimielisyys
- French: consensus
- German: Übereinstimmung
- Greek: ομοφωνία
- Italian: consenso
- Japanese: コンセンサス
- Korean: 일치
- Norwegian: enighet
- Polish: zgoda
- European Portuguese: unanimidade
- Romanian: consens
- Russian: единодушие
- Spanish: consenso
- Swedish: samstämmighet
- Thai: ความคิดเห็นของคนส่วนใหญ่
- Turkish: oy birliği
- Ukrainian: консенсус
- Vietnamese: sự đồng thuận
Definition of consensus from the Collins English Dictionary
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