permission to do something
with/without someone’s consent: He entered the building without the owner’s consent.
consent of: You cannot go on school trips without the written consent of your parents.
consent to: Both the husband’s and wife’s consent to the sale is required.
give (your) consent: The planning authority had previously given consent to the development.
withhold (your) consent: A patient has a right to withhold consent to the treatment.
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