Dissent

  • 1 dissent — dis·sent 1 /di sent/ vi 1: to withhold assent or approval unfair squeezeout transactions the kind to which public shareholders seem most likely to dissent R. C. Clark see also appraisal ◇ A shareholder who dissents from a proposed transaction may …

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  • 2 Dissent — Dis*sent , n. 1. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement. [1913 Webster] The dissent of no small number [of peers] is frequently recorded. Hallam. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Dissent — est une revue intellectuelle trimestrielle américaine, centrée sur la politique et la culture, publiée à New York, dirigée par Michael Walzer et Mitchell Cohen. Elle fut créée dans les années 1950 par Irving Howe, Lewis Coser, Henry Pachter et… …

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  • 4 Dissent — Dis*sent , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dissented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissenting}.] [L. dissentire, dissentum; dis + sentire to feel, think. See {Sense}.] 1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; followed by from. [1913 …

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  • 5 dissent — (v.) early 15c., from L. dissentire differ in sentiments, disagree, be at odds, contradict, quarrel, from dis differently (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + sentire to feel, think (see SENSE (Cf. sense)). Related: Dissented; dissenting. The noun is 1580s,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 dissent — [n] disagreement, disapproval bone*, bone of contention*, bone to pick*, clinker*, conflict, contention, denial, difference, disaccord, discord, dissension, dissidence, disunity, far cry*, flak*, hassle, heresy, heterodoxy, misbelief,… …

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  • 7 dissent — vb *differ, vary, disagree Analogous words: *object, protest: *demur, balk, boggle, shy, stickle Antonyms: concur: assent: consent Contrasted words: acquiesce, sub scribe, agree, accede (see ASSENT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 dissent — ► VERB 1) express disagreement with a prevailing or official view. 2) disagree with the doctrine of an established or orthodox Church. ► NOUN ▪ the holding or expression of a dissenting view. ORIGIN Latin dissentire differ in sentiment …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 dissent — [di sent′] vi. [ME dissenten < L dissentire < dis , apart + sentire, to feel, think: see SEND1] 1. to differ in belief or opinion; disagree: often with from 2. to reject the doctrines and forms of an established church n. the act of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 dissent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ serious, strong, vigorous (esp. AmE) ▪ The war provoked strong dissent. ▪ growing ▪ internal ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 Dissent — This article is about a philosophy of non agreement. For other meanings see Dissent (disambiguation). Sticker art arguing that dissent is necessary for democracy. Dissent is a sentiment or philosophy of non agreement or opposition to a prevailing …

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  • 12 Dissent — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dissent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dissent dissent Sgm: N 1 discordance discordance &c.(disagreement) 24 Sgm: N 1 difference diversity of opinion difference diversity of opinion GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 nonconformity… …

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  • 13 dissent — I n. 1) to express dissent 2) to brook (formal), tolerate no dissent 3) dissent from II v. (D; intr.) to dissent from * * * [dɪ sent] tolerate no dissent (D; intr.) to dissent from to expressdissent dissent from to brook (formal …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 dissent — dis|sent1 [dıˈsent] n 1.) [U] refusal to agree with an official decision or accepted opinion = ↑opposition →↑consent, assent ↑assent ▪ the ruthless suppression of political dissent ▪ These voices of dissent grew louder and louder. 2.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 dissent — [[t]dɪse̱nt[/t]] dissents, dissenting, dissented 1) N UNCOUNT Dissent is strong disagreement or dissatisfaction with a decision or opinion, especially one that is supported by most people or by people in authority. He is the toughest military… …

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  • 16 dissent — I UK [dɪˈsent] / US noun Word forms dissent : singular dissent plural dissents a) [uncountable] strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think He banned political parties and crushed… …

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  • 17 dissent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Difference of opinion Nouns 1. dissent, dissension, dissidence, discord, discordance, disagreement, nonagreement; difference or diversity of opinion; unconformity; protestantism, recusancy, schism;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 dissent — dissentingly, adv. /di sent /, v.i. 1. to differ in sentiment or opinion, esp. from the majority; withhold assent; disagree (often fol. by from): Two of the justices dissented from the majority decision. 2. to disagree with the methods, goals,… …

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  • 19 dissent — (entrée créée par le supplément) (dis sint ) s. m. Ensemble des sectes qui se séparent d une Église établie. •   Il faut descendre dans l étage inférieur du dissent russe, ANAT. LEROY BEAULIEU Rev. des Deux Mondes, 1er mai 1875, p. 79. •   L… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 dissent — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dissentire, from dis + sentire to feel more at sense Date: 15th century 1. to withhold assent 2. to differ in opinion II. noun Date: 1585 difference of opinion < heard voice …

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