In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1consensusintentan llegar a un consenso — they are trying to reach agreement / a consensus
- todavía no existe consenso sobre qué es lo óptimo — there is still no consensus (of opinion) as to what is best
- fue aprobado por consenso — it was carried by general consent / assent
- llegaron a una fórmula de consenso — they achieved a formula acceptable to all involved
- el proyecto fue sometido a consenso en el parlamento — the bill was put to the vote in Parliament
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