consent consent  /kən ˈsɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) permission to do something
  2. (v) give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

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News

  1. NOPD consent-decree selection process hits another snag

    After four delays and several rounds of legal wrangling, it became obvious to the Federal Court and the public last week that the 10-member panel charged with the task of selecting a federal monitor for the implementation of the NOPD consent-decree is incapable of fulfilling its duty.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Louisiana Weekly

  2. BioScrip Extends The Consent Payment Deadline And Expiration Date For Its Previously Announced Tender Offer And ...

    ELMSFORD, N.Y., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioScrip ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS) ("BioScrip") previously announced that it had commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Jack Cooper Announces Results to Date of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 12.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. ("JCHC") announced today that, pursuant to the terms of the previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "While ours is a system of representative government, it also is one that recognizes that from time to time there are issues that require the reflection, collective wisdom and consent of the people," Lingle said during news conference.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Linda Lingle Source: UPI.com

  2. "As someone who cares deeply about our great heritage of law, I must withhold my consent," said Sessions.
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Jeff Sessions Source: AFP

  3. "They're using me to publicize their stupid shoes and NOBODY ASKED ME," Cody wrote on her MySpace blog Friday. "I would never consent to a lame publicity stunt at a time when I already want to hide."
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Diablo Cody Source: Guardian Unlimited

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