by mutual consent


somewhat formal
: as agreed to by the people involved
The contract was canceled last month by mutual consent.

Examples of by mutual consent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The suggestion is that while human costs might be high, political benefits are large, and the scheme is acceptable if it is reached by mutual consent. Eric Gordy, Foreign Affairs, 10 Oct. 2018 Russia has long sought to prolong the treaty, which can be extended for up to five years by mutual consent. Andrew Restuccia, WSJ, 22 Jan. 2021 He was fired by Colombia in 2019, left his job with Egypt by mutual consent earlier this year after failing to qualify for the World Cup, and rejoined Iran in time for Qatar, having resigned the same job in 2019 over a disagreement with Iran’s soccer federation. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, 27 Nov. 2022 For example, this season’s only departure by mutual consent is Steve Bruce, who almost everyone knew was not the Newcastle United owner’s preferred choice. Zak Garner-Purkis, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 One player left the Mira Mesa team by mutual consent with Thompson for disciplinary reasons. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Sep. 2021 To prevent even more wear-and-tear on teams, the Big 12 canceled Thursday’s game between Baylor and No. 10 West Virginia by mutual consent. Chuck Carlton, Dallas News, 23 Feb. 2021 Lucia left by mutual consent with athletic director Mark Coyle after a 19-17-2 season in 2017-18. Star Tribune, 15 Jan. 2021 However, only four teams adopted this idea—called KERS, for kinetic energy recovery system—during the year, and it was abandoned by mutual consent at the end of that season. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 16 Oct. 2020

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“By mutual consent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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