title>ラッセル英単語・熟語:A-77( assent 同意する,賛成する) - Bertrand Russell のページ
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assent [(v) 同意する,賛成する || (n) 同意,賛同]

* consent 同意する
* dissent 反対する
If there is to be toleration in the world, one of the things taught in schools must be the habit of weighing evidence, and the practice of not giving full assent to propositions which there is no reason to believe true.
 出典:Bertrand Russell: Free thought and official propaganda, (1922)」]

The general aim of the democrat is to substitute government by general assent for government by force, but this requires a population that has undergone a certain kind of training.

He assented to the request of the committee to carry out research into the problem.

The judge assented to allow the prisoner to speak.
[ 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.]

The director has given her assent to the proposals.
[ 出典:Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 6th ed.]