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consent (s) (noun), consents (pl)
1. Permission or approval: Joe had his mother's consent to stay out later when he goes to his friend's birthday party.
2. Agreement in opinion or feeling: Sarah asked her father for his advice and consent about her college major in computer science.
This entry is located in the following unit: senso-, sens-, sensi-, sensori-, sent- (page 2)
consent (verb), consents; consented; consenting
To give permission, approval, or assent in opinion; to agree to do something: Mrs. Jones was told that her supervisor consented to her leaving work early today so she can take care of some family issues.
This entry is located in the following units: -ent (page 4) senso-, sens-, sensi-, sensori-, sent- (page 2)
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tacit consent (s) (noun), tacit consents (pl)
1. Something which is expressed or understood without being directly stated: Mary felt that she had her parents' tacit consent to stay out late at her friend's birthday party.
2. Knowledge of and an unspoken approval to the commission of an illegal act by another person: When Fred saw his friend eating an extra piece of cake at the restaurant without paying for it, he indicated tacit consent by smiling and winking.
This entry is located in the following units: senso-, sens-, sensi-, sensori-, sent- (page 10) tacit-, taci-, tace- (page 1)
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age of majority, age of consent
Chronological date when one reaches adulthood, usually either 18 or 21; when juveniles are no longer under the jurisdiction of the juvenile courts, but rather the criminal courts.
This entry is located in the following unit: Criminal Court Words or Judicial Terms + (page 2)