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Consent-decree



noun, Law.
1.
an agreement, approved by the court, pursuant to which the defendant ceases activities alleged by the government to be illegal and the government’s action is dropped, especially in antitrust and other regulatory matters.
2.
an agreement made in court by the parties to settle a suit in equity.

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  • Consentience

    [kuh n-sen-shuh ns] /kənˈsɛn ʃəns/ noun 1. agreement or unity of opinion; concurrence. 2. the faculty of synthesizing sensations, without the use of the intellect or without consciousness, in reflex or involuntary actions.

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