Definition of acquiescence in English:


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  • The reluctant acceptance of something without protest.

    ‘in silent acquiescence, she rose to her feet’
    • ‘What is much more alarming is the apparent acquiescence - even complicity - of the nation in its own enslavement.’
    • ‘Nothing less than complete acquiescence is acceptable within this church of political correctness.’
    • ‘In cases of this type, the customer's failure to object to the respective entry is considered acquiescence in the charge so made.’
    • ‘Her mental maturity takes her from blind submission to condescending acquiescence.’
    • ‘Overall, European acquiescence in the campaign can be taken for granted.’
    consent, agreement, acceptance, accession, concurrence, approval, seal of approval, approbation, assent, leave, permission, blessing, sanction
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/ˌakwēˈes(ə)ns/ /ˌækwiˈɛs(ə)ns/