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noun [singular/uncountable] consensus pronunciation in American English /kənˈsensəs/
  1. agreement among all the people involved
    We are still hopeful that further talks will result in a consensus.
    general consensus: The general consensus is that we should all get some sleep.
    reach a consensus: It will be difficult to reach any sort of consensus on this issue.
    by consensus: All good decisions are made by consensus.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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