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consensus

(kŏn-sĕn′sĭs) [L. “agreement”]
Agreement, esp. universal agreement.
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PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervez Ilahi said, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed is consensus candidate of our party and the PTI.
The newly structured Consensus Energy will provide full range energy audits and analysis, lighting retrofits, power quality improvements, utility rate analysis and assessment, energy savings measurement and verification, tax consulting, project financing, and rebate/incentive compliance.
Professor Somerville believes that consensus ethics will provide true guidance to a world in which Natural Law and Divine Law have largely been abandoned.
Based on participants' comments, it was clear that industry and post-secondary education representatives had important but different interests they needed to discuss before consensus could be reached on the proposed curriculum.
New knowledge will continue to advance regarding our understanding of EAH, and will mandate future updates to this consensus statement.
Without a consensus between management and employees, there will always be the possibility of a heated adversarial relationship blowing up the most carefully laid tracks that had been constructed to reach corporate goals.
Secondly, Pius IX, in his letter Tuas libenter, referred to the "universal and constant consensus of Catholic theologians" as indicating that a doctrine was taught by the ordinary magisterium of the whole Church dispersed throughout the world.
EITF decisions, which are labeled a consensus, are considered Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Since this consensus was reached the Welsh-speaking heartlands which Ieuan Wyn Jones concedes need to survive to achieve a bilingual Wales have been left in dramatic decline.
RICK PERLSTEIN HAS ADDED A provocative subtitle to his fascinating new book, Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus.
A central concern of Massaro's is how to remain rooted in the Roman Catholic social tradition which is distinctive but also builds a consensus with other faith communities and people of good will.
Nor is there anything in the Act that prevents Congress from repealing the sunset date if there is insufficient national consensus for change.