Definitions of "dissent"
  1. The act of refusing to give approval or agreement
  2. The state of having a differing view or belief
  3. A disagreement or conflict in views or opinions
  4. Refers to a judge or a group of judges with a contrasting viewpoint in a legal case
How to use "dissent" in a sentence
  1. If the board members dissent, the decision is held off until the next meeting.
  2. The lawyer's dissent towards the presented evidence was apparent in the courtroom.
  3. The case had a strong dissent in the jury, making consensus difficult to reach.

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