- n agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
he gave his assent eagerly
- v to agree or express agreement
The Maestro assented to the request for an encore
- The four officers nodded their assent and pledged that the armed forces would "return to the barracks" and stay out of politics.
- There are some artists whose work compels assent almost as soon as you see it.
- His parents were confronted with an agonizing dilemma: to assent to an operation that would save the life of a child who could be hopelessly retarded, or to allow him to die of .
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- 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....
June 21, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
- 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 .
June 20, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
- 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 ...
June 20, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Jon Stanhope in Stuff.co.nz
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...
- P Chidambaram in Economic Times
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.
- Yar Adua in Reuters
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.