verb (used without object)
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On Monday, the office filed both a lawsuit against the company over the allegations and the consent decree that resolves them.Temp Workers Fight Back Against Alleged Sexual Harassment and Say They Face Retaliation for Doing So|by Melissa Sanchez|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
Oregon’s state election director, Steve Trout, said he has been harassed on the phone and social media by people wrongly accusing him of, among other things, changing voters’ party affiliations without consent.For Election Administrators, Death Threats Have Become Part of the Job|by Jessica Huseman|August 21, 2020|ProPublica
The Cybersecurity Law, which entered into force in June of 2017, required that companies obtain consent from people to collect their personal information.Inside China’s unexpected quest to protect data privacy|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Such projects seek consent from participants and promise to keep the data confidential.Machines can spot mental health issues—if you hand over your personal data|Bobbie Johnson|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Aliens won’t ask to be taken to our leader, they’ll ask for a cheek swab and a consent form.How Life Could Continue to Evolve - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Caleb Scharf|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
Doctors have long wrestled with the age of consent when it comes to mature adolescents.
Consent is manufactured—like, remember the Ebola crisis from a few weeks ago?How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The committee recommended a single—and simple—principle be applied to the law, that of consent.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since when is a loud noise the only sign of resistance and lack of consent?Should Twitter Suspend LGBT Engineer Accused Of Raping Her Wife?|Emily Shire|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Issy did not consent to these descriptions, nor could she defend herself.The Mommy Blogger Who Tried to Kill Her Autistic Daughter Talks to Dr. Phil|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Countess Ammiani obtained her consent that she would not quit her side.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
Suppose your stepfather should consent to your leaving home?Making His Way|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Forbid all association or consent cheerfully to the marriage.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners|B.G. Jefferis
Proofs of what has been advanced, may be drawn also from the consent of all, especially, of the wisest nations.The Rights of War and Peace|Hugo Grotius
This information was received in gratitude, and his consent was thus readily obtained.The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay