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Consent

Meanings and phrases

consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. permission to do something

consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; accept; go for

advice and consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
E.g.
  • He seeks the advice and consent of Parliament in declaring war.
  • The president appoints judges with the advice and consent of the Congress.
  • The Chairman is appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a 5-year term.

age of consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union
E.g.
  • Most jurisdictions have set a fixed age of consent.
  • For heterosexuals, the age of consent was 16.
  • The term "age of consent" rarely appears in legal statutes.

consent decree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court; for example, a company might agree to stop certain questionable practices without admitting guilt
E.g.
  • As a result, the state's foster care program was placed under a consent decree in 1988.
  • The organization was dissolved, as part of a consent decree following a fraud lawsuit brought against the group.
  • On June 12, 2015, Chief U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. approved and signed the consent decree, beginning the process of police reform.

informed consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved
E.g.
  • The "informed consent" regulation was challenged in court.
  • 's informed consent was needed.
  • Pink and White Productions strives for transparent policy and informed consent for performers.

tacit consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing; connivance; secret approval

mutual consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was released by mutual consent in January 2015.
  • He left the club by mutual consent in January 2012.
  • He left Cracovia by mutual consent on 2 January 2019.

without the consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 33-year-old William wanted to marry, if necessary, without the consent of his parents.
  • On the other hand, Barley could not publish any of the books without the consent of East or his wife.
  • The photograph would later be used in a headline in "The Sun" which was used without the consent of Tulloch.

parental consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Marriages are usually from 14 and above using parental consent.
  • By local tradition, a woman's first marriage requires parental consent.
  • It is not possible for a person under the age of sixteen to marry, even with parental consent.

without consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No trees may be removed without consent.
  • 2Day FM acted illegally by airing the phone call without consent.
  • In Spain, the crime of sex without consent has 2 legal categories, sexual aggression or sexual abuse.

unanimous consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On September 7, 2006 S. 2590 passed by unanimous consent in the Senate.
  • He was confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate in August 2013.
  • On August 1, 2013, the United States Senate confirmed Berry by unanimous consent.

without their consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In many instances, such retention was done against subscribers' wishes, or without their consent.
  • The women said that Schneiderman had choked, hit or violently slapped them, all without their consent.
  • The film's purpose is supposedly to be a documentation on their growth through puberty, but it was made without their consent.

not consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A person cannot consent to serious bodily harm.
  • He replied: "I cannot consent to this; I prefer to die."
  • It is available when a party supplies goods or services to someone else, even though the recipient is unaware or does not consent.

without his consent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jackalow's lawyer, William Voorhees, refused to allow Jackalow to speak to anyone without his consent.
  • Burnley publicly opposed the album's release, saying content had been altered without his consent and did not meet his standards.
  • Janaki and Krishna turn up at his house, and he is devastated that they got married without his consent and feels that no one respects him.
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