On top of this, the 2013 national budget was passed the Iraqi parliament without the assent of the Kurds.
He has even thrown a few million to the teachers' unions to gain their assent.
But it's not at all clear that this they can do a whole lot without Germany's assent.
The first soldier to charge across this rhetorical veld is followed by hundreds harrumphing their assent.
There was a ripple of assent in the crowd as the word spread.
And who is able to compel you to assent to that which appears false?
When Vienna refused its assent, Koch resigned his commission.
Not a word, however, of this could he say, and so he nodded his assent to Misset's proposal.
Unfolding a paper, she vainly strove to read her assent to the divorce.
Having given her assent, she took the money and the receipt, and went out.
early 14c., "consent, approval," from Old French assent, a back-formation from assentir (see assent (v.)).