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English definition of “acquiescent”

acquiescent

adjective     /ˌæk.wiˈes.ənt/ formal
willing to do what other people want: She has a very acquiescent nature.Obedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law acquiescence     /-əns/ noun [U] agreement: I was surprised by her acquiescence to/in the scheme.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
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