unanimous ADJECTIVE 1) fully in agreement. 2) (of an opinion, decision, or vote) held or carried by everyone involved.
DERIVATIVES unanimity noun unanimously adverb.
ORIGIN Latin unanimus, from unus 'one' + animus 'mind' .

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