consensus definition

  • noun:
    • an impression or place achieved by a bunch overall: "Among governmental ladies . . . there is a clear consensus about the issues females applicants have traditionally faced” ( Wendy Kaminer). See Usage Note at redundancy.
    • General contract or agreement: government by consensus.
    • an ongoing process of decision-making that seeks extensive arrangement among team members.
    • General arrangement on the list of people in certain group or community, all of which workouts some discernment in decision-making and follow-up action.
    • typical projected price, as in the finance term opinion forecast.
    • contract; accord; consent.
    • an over-all agreement or concord: because, a consensus of opinion.
    • agreement within the judgment or opinion reached by friends overall

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