Definition of by common consent in English:

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by common consent

With the agreement of all: it was, by common consent, our finest performance
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  • Private property is in essence a cluster of rights inuring to the benefit of the owner, freely exchangeable in accordance with the terms of private agreements, and recognized and protected by common consent.
  • For example, just see what happens to coherence when you examine the one area of policy in which the Conservative party, by common consent, commands the field: the countryside.
  • But the same trees that, by common consent, ruined thousands of acres of Scottish landscape are being cut down and left to rot - paid for once again with public funds.
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