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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

To agree to something: The committee assented to the proposal that they had been discussing.
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Given that our epistemic disposition is nothing other than the set of beliefs we hold (both the impressions we have assented to in the past and our preconceptions), a change in our beliefs will have, as a consequence, a change in the quality of our assents (52).
This second aspect provides us with an altogether different perspective, because it does not focus on whether we hold a certain belief or have assented to a certain impression in the past, but rather, it focuses on its availability (i.
Employment Equity Amendment Act (no 47 of 2013) assented and gazetted on 16 January 2014 and promulgated on 1 August 2014.
When finally assented to, among the gains the Audit Act will bring to the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation according to Mr Ayine, is the attraction of quality human capital to the Office, which will result in the better application of modern audit methods to the benefit of Nigeria.
With Administrative and Financial autonomy, which will come with the passage of the Audit Bill when assented to, added to the legal autonomy which we already have by virtue of Section 85 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the Office will be able to attract quality human capital at competitive standards to deliver quality audit work to place Nigeria's Supreme Audit Institution at the same level with its peers in other countries in Africa and elsewhere in the world,' Mr.
When Royal Assent is given by means of a written declaration the act is deemed to be assented on the day on which the two houses have been notified of the declaration.
The FCT Appropriation Act, 2017 he said had only three days of an implementation having been assented to on December 29, 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to six bills including the Niger Delta Development Commission (Establishment) Amendment Act, 2017.