consent

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Consent is on the Academic Word List.

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NounEdit

  1. (uncountable) Consent is permission to do something.
    You can't publish a picture of a child without the consent of one parent.
    The treatment was explained to and understood by the patient before he gave his consent.

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VerbEdit

  1. (intransitive) If you consent to something, you agree to it.
    Dr. Briant has kindly consented to give us some of his valuable time.

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