Definition of consensual adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kənˈsenʃuəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈsenʃuəl//
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  1. 1which people in general agree with a consensual approach
  2. 2(of an activity) which the people taking part have agreed to consensual sex
  3. Word Originmid 18th cent.: from Latin consensus ‘agreement’ (from consens- ‘felt together, agreed’, from the verb consentire) + -al.
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