ALL meanings of acquiescence

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  • uncountable noun acquiescence Acquiescence is agreement to do what someone wants, or acceptance of what they do even though you do not agree with it. 3
  • noun acquiescence the act of acquiescing; agreement or consent without protest 3
  • noun acquiescence agreement, consent 1
  • noun acquiescence the act or condition of acquiescing or giving tacit assent; agreement or consent by silence or without objection; compliance (usually followed by to or in): acquiescence to his boss's demands. 1
  • noun acquiescence Law. such neglect to take legal proceedings for such a long time as to imply the abandonment of a right. 1
  • noun acquiescence The reluctant acceptance of something without protest. 1
  • noun acquiescence A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction. 0
  • noun acquiescence (law) Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another. 0
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