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From French acquiescence.
- 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.
- (law) Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another.
Related terms 
silent or passive assent
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