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Definition of assent verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

assent

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verb
NAmE//əˈsɛnt//
 
[intransitive] assent (to something) (+ speech) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they assent
 
he / she / it assents
 
past simple assented
 
-ing form assenting
 
 
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to agree to a request, an idea, or a suggestion Nobody would assent to the terms they proposed.
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