Definición de assent en inglés:

assent

Silabificación: as·sent
Pronunciación: /əˈsent
 
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sustantivo

1The expression of approval or agreement: a loud murmur of assent he nodded assent
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Both ambassadors nodded assent, as did the Council President as he looked around the room.
  • Imagine your private thrill when everyone in the congregation nodded assent.
  • I nodded assent, and promptly closed my eyes and began to daydream.
1.1Official agreement or sanction: the governor has power to withhold his assent from a bill
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He has power to veto bills by withholding his assent.
  • If the president withholds his assent, the bill will be killed.
  • In such cases, it has the power either to assent or to withhold assent.
Sinónimos
agreement, acceptance, approval, approbation, consent, acquiescence, compliance, concurrence; sanction, endorsement, confirmation; permission, leave, blessing
informal the go-ahead, the nod, the green light, the OK, the thumbs up

verbo

[no object] Volver al principio  
Express approval or agreement, typically officially: Roosevelt assented to the agreement [with direct speech]: “Guest house, then,” Frank assented cheerfully
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The others nodded in mute agreement, assenting to the terms set down by the car's owner.
  • We then asked all children of consenting parents to assent to study participation.
  • By convention, the monarch will not refuse her assent to a Bill passed by Parliament and she will act on the advice of her ministers.
Sinónimos
agree to, accept, approve, consent to, acquiesce in, concur in, give one's blessing to; sanction, endorse, confirm
informal give the go-ahead to, give the nod to, give the green light to, give the OK to, OK, give the thumbs up to
formal accede to

Origen

Middle English: from Old French as(s)enter (verb), as(s)ente (noun), based on Latin assentiri, from ad- 'toward' + sentire 'feel, think'.

Derivativos

assenter

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • With just 75 minutes to go before the deadline for handing in completed nominations, the returning officer told us we needed to get the signatures of 30 assentors.
  • I now have to go through the process of getting thirty assentors in the Westport area, fifteen for the town council and fifteen different people for the county council.
  • Despite complaints from Independents about the difficulty in securing assentors, the field has the largest number of Independents for decades.

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