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Definition of assent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] assent (to something) (formal)
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official agreement to or approval of something The director has given her assent to the proposals. He nodded (his) assent. There were murmurs of both assent and dissent from the crowd. She is by common assent, the best person for the job.
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