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assent to

To agree to something. The union has finally assented to the new contract.
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assent to something

to agree to something. I assent to what you suggest. She will not assent to our request.
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I guess

 and I expect; I suppose; I suspect 
1. a phrase that introduces a supposition. (Frequently, in speech, suppose is reduced to 'spose, and expect and suspect are reduced to 'spect. The apostrophe is not always shown.) Bob: I guess it's going to rain. Bill: Oh, I don't know. Maybe so, maybe not. Alice: I expect you'll be wanting to leave pretty soon. John: Why? It's early yet.
2. a vague way of answering 'yes'. John: You want some more coffee? Jane: I 'spose. Alice: Ready to go? John: I spect.
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I guess (so).

 and I believe so.; I expect (so).; I suppose (so).; I suspect (so).; I think so.
a vague expression of assent. (Frequently, in speech, suppose is reduced to 'spose, and expect and suspect are reduced to 'spect. The apostrophe is not always shown.) Tom: Will it rain today? Bob: I suppose so. Sue: Happy? Bill: I 'spect. Sue: You don't sound happy. Bill: I guess not.
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assent to

v.
To agree to something: The committee assented to the proposal that they had been discussing.
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Namdas said that the lower chamber of the National Assembly had agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari on two of the three clauses, which led to withholding of his assent to the bill.
With President Masood Khan assent and signature, the bill has become law.
However, a notification available with Dawn revealed that President Mamnoon Hussain had given his assent to the legislation on Dec 22, but somehow a notification to this effect took another four days to publish.
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With the Bill having received Royal Assent on 4 May, which makes it an Act of Parliament, the Bank of England has confirmed that the MPC will be moving to this new schedule.
Providing for increased compensation to air travellers, the amended Carriage by Air Act received assent from the President on March 21, according to a government communication.
Aquinas takes the distinction between the seen and the unseen to be sharp: "[A]s soon as something begins to be present or apparent, the object cannot fall under the act of faith," (20) but anything short of seeing makes room for the assent of faith.
On the last day of the spring sitting, Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, entered the chamber for a traditional ceremony of Royal Assent.
In this case the assent of the president is not required," the lawmaker told Sudan Tribune .
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Coverage includes consideration as benefit or detriment, consideration as bargain, alternatives to consideration, promise for benefit already received, manifestation of mutual assent, sequential assent by offer and acceptance, defenses to contract enforcement, defenses based on lack of capacity to contract, violation of public policy, statute of frauds, content and meaning of the contract, using extrinsic evidence to understand a contract, implied contract terms and provisions, express conditions, performance and breach under common law, repudiation, remedies at law, and third party rights and duties.
New Delhi, Sep 24 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Representation of People (Amendment) Bill, 2013.
As present the "Rights of the Sovereign and the Duchy of Cornwall Bill [HL] 2013-14" currently passing through Parliament is designed to remove Her Majesty's right to grant or refuse new legislation by Royal Assent to pass this control to the Government.
The assent of a nearby tribe won't make those problems go away.
It was a jubilant response to the gaining of Royal Assent on July 31 for the building of the Newcastle-Berwick railway, which George and Robert Stephenson had championed.