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consensus

(kŏn-sĕn′sĭs) [L. “agreement”]
Agreement, esp. universal agreement.
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No one with actual evidence uses the term 'consensus'; nobody says that a consensus agree that the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is Pi.
A quick review of media reports and various commentaries chastising He for having violated international consensus suggests considerable equivocation about the scope and meaning of consensus.
"For many years, the KMT has defined the 1992 Consensus as 'One China with different interpretations,' which deviates from its true meaning," said Wang.
Imafidon said the decision was in brazen disregard of the September 11, 2018 procedure for nominating candidates/conditions for consensus candidature issued by the APC National Working Committee and reaffirmed by the Edo State Chapter ahead of legislative primaries scheduled for next month.
Under this backdrop, Washington Consensus has been understood to be dominant in disapproving the national sentiments of a state.
He said although other countries such as the Netherlands (between Protestants and Catholics), Belgium (among French-speaking Walloons with Dutch-speaking Flemish), Lebanon (between Shia, Sunni and Maronite Christians), Northern Ireland (between Catholics and Protestants), Bosnia Herzegovina (between Muslims, Croats and Serbs), and Macedonia (between Slavs and Albanians) were also practicing politics of consensus, they were unable to compete with that of BN.
Meanwhile, leaders from different political parties expressed hope to bring a consensus candidate for the office of the Prime Minister.
Keywords: network security, intrusion detection, consensus algorithms, Byzantine attacks
As such, they are often affected by saturation constraints that can disrupt consensus. Therefore, the consensus problem of the MAS subject to constraints is practically important.
Historically, guidelines are produced by consensus development methods, such as the Delphi process, nominal group technique, or consensus development conference.[sup][1] With growing emphasis in using transparent, evidence-based approach, there has been wide agreement that those traditional consensus-based guidelines are likely less robust than evidence-based guidelines.
Nobody on these committees looks after the interests of the taxpayer, who is supposedly represented by the government or the political parties and nobody ever takes responsibility for bad decisions as these are reached by consensus that is, a priori, a good thing.

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