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acquiescence

noun ac·qui·es·cence \-ˈe-sən(t)s\

Definition of ACQUIESCENCE

1
:  the act of acquiescing :  the state of being acquiescent
2
:  an instance of acquiescing

Examples of ACQUIESCENCE

  1. <good manners demanded our cheerful acquiescence to our host's plans for dinner>

First Known Use of ACQUIESCENCE

1646
ACQUIESCENCE Defined for Kids

acquiescence

noun ac·qui·es·cence \ˌa-kwē-ˈe-səns\

Definition of ACQUIESCENCE for Kids

:  the act of agreeing, accepting, or giving consent

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