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acquiescence

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English Wikipedia has an article on:acquiescence Wikipedia

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Borrowed from French acquiescence.

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acquiescence (countable and uncountable, plural acquiescences)

  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. (law) Inaction, passivity, or neglect to take legal action when it is called for in order to assert, preserve, or safeguard a right, and which inaction implies the abandonment of said right.

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silent or passive assent inaction to take legal recourse which implies the abandonment of a right Retrieved from "[en.wiktionary.org]" Categories: Hidden categories:

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