Acquiescence is defined as the act of giving in to something or someone, often a bit reluctantly.(noun)
An example of acquiescence is when a teacher gives in to students' requests for extra recess time.
The definition of acquiescence is the act of agreeing to something by being silent.(noun)
An example of legal acquiescence is when you do not respond to a creditor's request for payment and do not file a letter stating the debt is not valid. By doing so, you have agreed that the debt is valid.
See acquiescence in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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