assent assent  /ə ˈsɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
  2. (v) to agree or express agreement

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Usage(s):

  1. There are some artists whose work compels assent almost as soon as you see it.
  2. While the other athletes raised their right hands in assent, Skater Shea solemnly assured 5.
  3. Even at its most efficient, the process requires the input and assent of retail conglomerates, lawyers, marketers, radio promoters and CD manufacturers.

News

  1. Minister MacKay Welcomes Royal Assent to Bill C-15

    Defence Minister Peter MacKay welcomed on June 19th the Royal Assent to Bill C-15, the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, a significant overhaul of the military justice system....
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), Welcoming Royal Assent of Bill S-209, An Act to ...

    OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today issued the following statement welcoming Royal Assent of Bill S-209, which will bring changes to the Criminal Code ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Government of Canada Welcomes Royal Assent of the Supply Bills for 2013-14 Main Estimates and Supplementary Estimates ...

    The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today welcomed Royal Assent of the Supply Bills for the 2013-14 Main Estimates and the Supplementary Estimates , 2013-14 .
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I uphold utterly the right of anyone to use the leg of today's relay as an opportunity to have their voice heard, to be allowed to assent, to speak freely as a mark of our democracy," Mr Stanhope said. "We do not muzzle dissent just because...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Jon Stanhope Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "Once these amendments are effected, the Cabinet will be in a position to recommend to the president to grant assent to the Act," Mr Chidambaram said.
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: P Chidambaram Source: Economic Times

  3. "I assent to the 2009 budget today with a clear appreciation of the seriousness of the challenges we face as a nation. Our revenue base is dwindling with the drastic fall in the price of crude oil," Yar'Adua said at a budget signing ceremony.
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Yar Adua Source: Reuters

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