broad, clear, common, general, overwhelming, strong | emerging, growing | tacit, unspoken | international, national | political, social
VERB + CONSENSUS
achieve, arrive at, reach | break
He was the first to break the consensus and criticize the proposal.
CONSENSUS + VERB
No clear consensus exists over the next stage of the scheme.
A general consensus on the problem is beginning to emerge.
CONSENSUS + NOUN
They have always governed by consensus.
| ~ about/on/over
It is difficult to reach a consensus about electoral reform.
| ~ among/between
no consensus among the members
a consensus of opinion
The general consensus of opinion is that a high-fat diet is bad for you.
| a lack of consensus
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