Definition of 'acquiescence'
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An arranged marriage becomes a forced marriage when parents use coercion to obtain the acquiescence of their daughters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To survive, the enemy requires the assistance or at least the acquiescence of the people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it certainly would consider itself in serious danger if it could not get a larger base of support, or at least of acquiescence. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)With the apparent acquiescence of the insurgents, he also encouraged tribal leaders to commit recruits to the Ramadi police force. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. acquiescence is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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