consensus

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈsɛnsəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈsɛnsəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən sensəs)


Inflections of 'consensus' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": consensuses
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consensus

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. There was (no) consensus of opinion.
  2. A consensus of opinion was [reached, attained, lacking].
  3. a consensus (of opinion) is required [for, to]
  4. A consensus must be reached.
  5. were [not, finally] able to reach a consensus
  6. A consensus could not be [reached, attained].
  7. require a consensus (of votes) in order to
  8. the consensus was that (they should)
  9. the general consensus is that
  10. found consensus among [doctors, experts, her peers]
  11. unlikely to [find, reach] consensus
  12. Decisions are made by consensus.
  13. a consensus [concerning, about, on, regarding]
  14. a consensus as to [how, when, where, what, who, whether]
n as adj
  1. is a consensus [vote, opinion, view]
  2. [reached, attained] a consensus opinion
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