Definition of 'consent'
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Planning consent will be refused until the air around the airport meets nitrogen dioxide requirements. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Staff must give their consent to wear them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But implied consent only works if the people whose consent you’re implying know that it’s going on. Computing (2010)A belief that it was consenting adults doing what they agreed behind closed doors was allowed to grow. The Sun (2016)This has been, by common consent, the year of scary monsters and super creeps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said:'We left by mutual consent. The Sun (2016)The smart money is on him leaving by mutual consent at the end of this season. The Sun (2016)We are all consenting adults and what we do behind closed doors is our business. The Sun (2014)You were under age so therefore could not give legal consent. The Sun (2015)The parks were given to the people by royal consent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has planning consent for one large villa or two smaller ones. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is planning consent to extend the kitchen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The painstaking task of going through the consent form. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Insiders said that his departure was agreed by mutual consent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One of the most obvious of these is obeying the laws established through common consent. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)It is much more common for divorces to be accomplished by mutual consent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This was always likely to be a game for consenting adults. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She said that she was made to sign a consent form to give up her daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The group insists it is acting with the full consent of local people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is an elegant panelled reception room and planning consent to turn the coach house into a flat for the au pair. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But if one person gives consent it can open the door to friends' data. The Sun (2010)It matters not that the law still applies, the moral obligation to consent has gone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By common consent, it was his worst performance in months. The Sun (2013)Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Christianity Today (2000)Despite signing a consent agreement waiving their right to bring legal action over the film, they are now suing for libel over the way they were depicted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'consent'
British English: consent NOUN
If you give your consent to something, you give someone permission to do it.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., he finally gave his consent to the search.
British English: consent VERB
If you consent to something, you agree to do it or to allow it to be done.
He finally consented to go.
He consented and was paid for his services.
Definition of consent from the Collins English Dictionary
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