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

 ac·qui·es·cence /-ˈɛsṇ(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·qui·es·cence n.
 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 (a) Submission to an injury by the party injured. (b) Tacit concurrence in the action of another.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: acceptance without protest
      2: agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he
         gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from
         the assembly" [syn: assent]