Acquiescence

Definition of Acquiescence

Ac`qui`es´cence
n.1.
1.A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
2.(Crim. Law) Submission to an injury by the party injured.

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