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Definition of acquiesce verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] acquiesce (in something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they acquiesce
he / she / it acquiesces
past simple acquiesced
-ing form acquiescing
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to accept something without arguing, even if you do not really agree with it Senior government figures must have acquiesced in the cover-up. She explained her plan and reluctantly he acquiesced.
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