unanimity

unanimity
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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  • Unanimity — is complete agreement by everyone. When unanimous, everybody is of same mind and acting together as one. Many groups consider unanimous decisions a sign of agreement, solidarity, and unity.The legitimacy supposedly established by unanimity has… …   Wikipedia

  • Unanimity — U na*nim i*ty, n. [L. unanimitas: cf. F. unanimit[ e].] The quality or state of being unanimous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unanimity — index accordance (understanding), agreement (concurrence), compatibility, concert, conciliation, consensus …   Law dictionary

  • unanimity — (n.) mid 15c., from O.Fr. unanimite (14c.), from L. unanimitas, from unanimus (see UNANIMOUS (Cf. unanimous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unanimity — [[t]ju͟ːnənɪ̱mɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT When there is unanimity among a group of people, they all agree about something or all vote for the same thing. All decisions would require unanimity …   English dictionary

  • unanimity — /yooh neuh nim i tee/, n. the state or quality of being unanimous; a consensus or undivided opinion: The unanimity of the delegates was obvious on the first ballot. [1400 50; late ME unanimite < MF < L unanimitas, equiv. to unanim(us) UNANIMOUS + …   Universalium

  • unanimity — n. unanimity in * * * unanimityin …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unanimity — visiškas pritarimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Susitarimas, kuriam būdingas oficialus visų suinteresuotų šalių pritarimas. atitikmenys: angl. unanimity pranc. unanimité ryšiai: susijęs terminas – sutarimas šaltinis NATO… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • unanimity — noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being unanimous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unanimity — noun The condition of complete agreement by all parties, the state of being unanimous …   Wiktionary

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