agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
"the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions"; "those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus"
A process of decision-making that seeks widespread agreement among group members.
General agreement among the members of a given group or community, each of which exercises some discretion in decision-making and follow-up action.
Average projected value, as in the finance term consensus forecast.
Origin: From consensus, from consentio; see consent.
agreement; accord; consent
Origin: [L. See Consent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-sen′sus, n. agreement of various parts: agreement in opinion: unanimity.—n. Consen′sion, mutual consent.—adj. Consen′sual, relating to consent.—adv. Consen′sually.—Consensual contract, a contract requiring merely the consent of the parties. [L. consentīre. See Consent.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Consensus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4806
Rank popularity for the word 'Consensus' in Nouns Frequency: #1998
The numerical value of Consensus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Consensus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Translations for Consensus
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- إجماع, توافقArabic
- консенсус, единодушие, съгласиеBulgarian
- souhlas, shodaCzech
- Einvernehmen, KonsensGerman
- yksimielisyys, konsensusFinnish
- आम सहमतिHindi
- 協心, コンセンサス, 総意Japanese
- consensus, eensgezindheid, overeenstemmingDutch
- konsensus, zgodaPolish
- единодушие, консенсус, согласиеRussian
- спо̏разӯм, konsènzus, spȍrazūm, консѐнзусSerbo-Croatian
- oybirliği, fikir birliğiTurkish
- اتفاق رائےUrdu
- đồng lòngVietnamese
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