Definition Of assents


express approval or agreement, typically officially.

Roosevelt assented to the agreement

the expression of approval or agreement.

a loud murmur of assent

Example Of assents

  • a loud murmur of assent

  • Allowing time for completion of the negotiations, then assent and ratification, the first accessions are expected around 2004.

  • At the moment, the treaty assumes each state will go through with its own ratification procedure either by referendum or by assent through individual parliaments.

  • ‘The present Act never received assent , but this has never been properly challenged,’ she said.

  • Because subjects who give assent have diminished capacity, permission from their proxies also should be obtained.

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