Definition of acquiescence in English:

acquiescence

noun

mass noun
  • The reluctant acceptance of something without protest.

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

acquiescence

/ˌakwɪˈɛsns/