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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·qui·esce /ˌækwiˈɛs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·qui·esce v. i. [imp. & p. p. Acquiesced p. pr. & vb. n. Acquiescing ]
 1. To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- followed by in, formerly also by with and to.
    They were compelled to acquiesce in a government which they did not regard as just.   --De Quincey.
 2. To concur upon conviction; as, to acquiesce in an opinion; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
 Syn: -- To submit; comply; yield; assent; agree; consent; accede; concur; conform; accept tacitly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the
          request for an encore" [syn: assent, accede] [ant: dissent]