unanimous
adjective Etymology: Latin unanimus, from unus one + animus mind — more at one, animate Date: 1624 1. being of one mind ; agreeing 2. formed with or indicating unanimity ; having the agreement and consent of all • unanimously adverb

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  • unanimous — u‧nan‧i‧mous [juːˈnænməs] adjective a unanimous decision, statement etc is one that everyone agrees with: • If the value of the shares is not to be determined by the auditors, there has to be unanimous agreement of the shareholders. • The vote… …   Financial and business terms

  • Unanimous — U*nan i*mous, a. [L. unanimus, unanimus; unus one + animus mind: cf. F. unanime. See {Unit}, and {Animate}.] 1. Being of one mind; agreeing in opinion, design, or determination; consentient; not discordant or dissentient; harmonious; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unanimous — index concordant, consensual, harmonious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 unanimous …   Law dictionary

  • unanimous — (adj.) 1610s, from L. unanimus of one mind, from unus one (see ONE (Cf. one)) + animus mind (see ANIMUS (Cf. animus)). Related: Unanimously …   Etymology dictionary

  • unanimous — [adj] in agreement; uncontested accepted, accordant, agreed, agreeing, as one, assenting, collective, combined, common, communal, concerted, concordant, concurrent, consensual, consentient, consistent, consonant, harmonious, homogeneous, in… …   New thesaurus

  • unanimous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) fully in agreement. 2) (of an opinion, decision, or vote) held or carried by everyone involved. DERIVATIVES unanimity noun unanimously adverb. ORIGIN Latin unanimus, from unus one + animus mind …   English terms dictionary

  • unanimous — [yo͞o nan′ə məs] adj. [L unanimus, unanimis < unus,ONE + animus, the mind (see ANIMAL)] 1. agreeing completely; united in opinion 2. showing, or based on, complete agreement unanimity [yo͞o΄nə nim′ə tē] n. unanimously adv …   English World dictionary

  • unanimous — 01. The workers were [unanimous] in demanding a pay increase in their talks with management. 02. The international community has been virtually [unanimous] in its condemnation of the actions of the military dictatorship. 03. Hockey star Wayne… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • unanimous — u|nan|i|mous [ ju nænıməs ] adjective a unanimous decision, vote, agreement, etc. is one that everyone agrees with and supports: The board made a unanimous decision to reject the recommendations. a unanimous vote of confidence a. a group of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unanimous — UK [juːˈnænɪməs] / US [jʊˈnænɪməs] adjective a) a unanimous decision, vote, agreement etc is one that everyone agrees with and supports The board made a unanimous decision to reject the recommendations. a unanimous vote of confidence b) a group… …   English dictionary

  • unanimous — u|nan|i|mous [ju:ˈnænıməs] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: unanimus, from unus one + animus mind ] 1.) a unanimous decision, vote, agreement etc is one in which all the people involved agree ▪ It was decided by a unanimous vote that the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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