Borrowed from Latin c?ns?nsus ("agreement, accordance, unanimity"), from c?nsenti? ("feel together; agree"); see consent.
consensus (countable and uncountable, plural consensuses)
- A process of decision-making that seeks widespread agreement among group members.
- General agreement among the members of a given group or community, each of which exercises some discretion in decision-making and follow-up action.
- After years of debate over the best wine to serve at Thanksgiving, no real consensus has emerged.
- (attributive) Average projected value.
- a financial consensus forecast
- Arabic: (ar) m (?ijm), m (taw?fuq)
- Bulgarian: (bg) n (s?glásie), (bg) n (edinodú?ie), ? m (konsénsus)
- Mandarin: (zh), (zh) (gòngshí)
- Czech: shoda (cs) f, souhlas (cs) m, konsenzus (cs) m
- Danish: konsensus (da)
- Dutch: consensus (nl) m, eensgezindheid (nl), overeenstemming (nl)
- Esperanto: interkonsento
- Finnish: yhteisymmärrys (fi), yksimielisyys (fi), konsensus (fi)
- French: consensus (fr) m
- German: Konsens (de) m, Einvernehmen (de) n, Einigkeit (de) f, Übereinstimmung (de) f
- Gothic: f (samaqiss)
- Greek: (el) f (omofonía), f (koiní synaínesi)
- Hindi: (hi) f (sampratipatti)
- Hungarian: egyezség (hu)
- Indonesian: konsensus (id)
- Italian: consenso (it) m
- Japanese: (ja) (, s?i), (, ky?shin), (konsensasu)
Borrowed from Latin c?ns?nsus or English consensus, itself borrowed from Latin.
- (key): /?k?n's?n.z?s/
- Hyphenation: con?sen?sus
consensus m (uncountable)
Borrowed from Latin c?ns?nsus ("agreement, accordance, unanimity").
- (key): /k.s.sys/, /k.s.sys/
consensus m (plural consensus)
From c?nsenti? ("feel together; agree"), from con- ("together") and senti? ("sense; perceive; feel").
c?ns?nsus m (genitive c?ns?ns?s); fourth declension
- Consensus, agreement, accordance, unanimity, concord.
- A plot, conspiracy.
- (concord, agreement): concentus, concord?ti?, concordia, concordit?s, harmonia, ?nanimit?s
- (plot, conspiracy): coiti?, coni?r?ti?, c?ns?nsi?, c?nsp?r?ti?
c?ns?nsus (feminine c?ns?nsa, neuter c?ns?nsum); first/second-declension adjective
- (rare) agreed upon
- consensus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- consensus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- consensus in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
- consensus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- the perfect harmony of the universe: totius mundi convenientia et consensus
- unanimously: uno, communi, summo or omnium consensu (Tusc. 1. 15. 35)
- consensus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
- consensus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin