consensual con‧sen‧su‧al [kənˈsensjuəl ǁ -ʆuəl] adjective [only before a noun] COMMERCE
consensual agreements, plans, or actions are ones in which all the people involved agree with what is being done:

• We think we will be able to reach a consensual plan that's fair to all parties.

• This move towards consensual politics replaces the traditional confrontational approach we used to see between the parties.

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consensual UK US /kənˈsensjuəl/ US  /kənˈsenʃuəl/ adjective
done with the willing agreement of all the people or groups involved: »

We prefer to take a consensual approach to decision-making.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • consensual — CONSENSUÁL, Ă, consensuali, e, adj. (În sintagma) Contract consensual = contract care se încheie prin simplul acord de voinţă al părţilor [pr.: su al] – Din fr. consensuel. Trimis de C Taut, 08.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  consensuál adj. m. (sil. su …   Dicționar Român

  • Consensual — Con*sen su*al, a. [See {Consent}, v. i., and cf. {Sensual}.] 1. (Law) Existing, or made, by the mutual consent of two or more parties. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Excited or caused by sensation, sympathy, or reflex action, and not by conscious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consensual — con·sen·su·al /kən sen chə wəl/ adj 1: existing or made by mutual consent without any further act (as a writing) 2: involving or based on mutual consent consensual sexual intercourse Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • consensual — adj. Perteneciente o relativo al consenso. ☛ V. contrato consensual …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • consensual — Relativo a una acción refleja en la que la estimulación de una parte del cuerpo da lugar a una respuesta en otra localización. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • consensual — 1754, having to do with consent, from stem of L. consensus (see CONSENSUS (Cf. consensus)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Meaning by consent is attested from 1800 …   Etymology dictionary

  • consensual — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a consenso. 2. Que depende de consenso …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • consensual — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or involving consent or consensus …   English terms dictionary

  • consensual — [kən sen′sho͞o əl] adj. [< CONSENSUS + AL] 1. involving consent, esp. mutual consent 2. Rom. Law of contracts, existing by the mere consent of the parties 3. Physiol. of or caused by reflex action that occurs either with voluntary action or… …   English World dictionary

  • consensual — ► adjetivo Del consenso. TAMBIÉN consesual * * * consensual adj. V. «contrato consensual, unión consensual». * * * consensual. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al consenso. □ V. contrato consensual …   Enciclopedia Universal

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