Definition of acquiescence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acquiescence

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌækwiˈɛsns//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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the fact of being willing to do what someone wants and to accept their opinions, even if you are not sure that they are right There was general acquiescence to the UN sanctions.
acquiescent
 
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NAmE//‑ˈɛsnt//
 
adjective The peasants proved more acquiescent than had been expected.
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