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consent meaning

EN[kənˈsɛnt] [-ɛnt]
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WConsent
  • Consent is agreement or permission to do or allow something.
FR consent

    Definition of consent in English Dictionary

  • NounPLconsentsPREcon-SUF-ent
    1. Voluntary agreement or permission.
    2. VerbSGconsentsPRconsentingPT, PPconsented
      1. VI To express willingness, to give permission.
        1. After reflecting a little bit, I've consented.
      2. VT (medicine) To cause to sign a consent form.
        1. When the patient was consented to enter the study and registered, a telephone call was made to research assistant
      3. VT OBS To grant; to allow; to assent to.
        1. To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • This contractual approach reaccentuated the element of consent in monogamy, which had always been central to its prominence as a public institution.
            • A canny business strategist who tends to express himself tersely — even more so now that his voice has been hoarsened by several strokes — he has rarely consented to interviews.
            • Another approach, called the selective, repeated, or reconsent model, requires that participants consent to each individual future study that wishes to use their data.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              1. fr consent
              2. en consented
              3. fr consenti
              4. en consents
              5. fr consente
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of consent for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "consent" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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