Meaning of CONSENSUS in English
/ kənˈsensəs; NAmE / noun
[ sing. , U ] consensus (among sb) | consensus (about sth) | consensus (that ... ) an opinion that all members of a group agree with :
There is a general consensus among teachers about the need for greater security in schools.
There seems to be a consensus that the plan should be rejected.
There is a growing consensus of opinion on this issue.
an attempt to reach a consensus
She is skilled at achieving consensus on sensitive issues.
mid 17th cent.: from Latin , agreement , from consens- agreed, from the verb consentire .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005