assent

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (agreement)
a. el asentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
By playing politics and refusing to give their assent, they've damaged the people they purport to serve.Al jugar a la política y negarse a dar su asentimiento, han dañado a la gente que pretenden servir.
b. el consentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I'll need your signature to get your assent to the terms of the contract.Necesitaré tu firma para tener tu consentimiento a los términos del contrato.
c. la aprobación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In addition to signing the forms, participants must give a verbal assent.Además de firmar los formularios, los participantes deben dar aprobación verbal.
d. el acuerdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Jason communicated his silent assent with a hand gesture.Jason comunicó su acuerdo silencioso haciendo un gesto con la mano.
e.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The servant asked the princess if she'd like her gloves and she nodded her assent.La sirvienta le preguntó a la princesa si quería sus guantes y le asintió con la cabeza.
The waitress asked him if he'd like a glass of beer and he grunted his assent.La mesera le preguntó si quería un tarro de cerveza y asintió con un gruñido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to concur; often used with "to")
a. consentir
Caroline readily assented to Doug's advances.Caroline consintió de inmediato los avances de Doug.
b. asentir
The president assented as soon as he felt he'd gotten the best deal in the negotiations.El presidente asintió tan pronto como pensó que había conseguido el mejor trato en las negociaciones.
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assent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el asentimiento m, consentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
she gave/withheld her assentdio/no dio su consentimiento
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. dar el consentimiento
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assent [əˈsent]
noun
(agreement) asentimiento (m); consentimiento (m); (approval) aprobación (f)
royal assent aprobación (f) real; by common assent de común acuerdo; to nod one's assent asentir con la cabeza
intransitive verb
asentir;to a; consentir;to en;
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