Consensus – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing
Consensus: (Noun) /kənˈsensəs/
An opinion that everyone in a group agrees with or accepts
Agreement, Accord, Consent.
With verbs: reach/ achieve/ build/ grow/ reflect/ seek a consensus.
With adjectives: national/ international/ clear/ moral/ political/ scientific/ social/ strong consensus
With nouns: consensus estimate/ politic/ view/ sequence
For IELTS Speaking:
“The international consensus seems to be that any return will be only to the West Bank and Gaza Strip.”
“Be that as it may, there now exists a political consensus in favour of the complete monetary integration of the Community.”
“There is unlikely to be a consensus view amongst the parents or even in the staff room about standards in these matters.”
For IELTS Writing:
“Then you achieve consensus that the illegal traffic in marijuana, cocaine and heroin, principally, creates its own trillion-dollar economy”
Choose the following words to fill in the blank: consensus, constitutes, identify, occurred, issue, derived, theorists, process, assumed, sector.
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