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acquiesceverb [I]

 us   /ˌæk·wiˈes/
to ​accept or ​agree to something, often without really ​wanting to: The ​bank acquiesced to an ​extension of the ​loan.
acquiescence
noun [U]  us   /ˌæk·wiˈes·əns/
His acquiescence in these ​policies has made it ​possible for him to ​increase his ​support among some ​voters.
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acquiesceverb [I]

uk   /ˌæk.wiˈes/  us   /ˌæk.wiˈes/ formal
to ​accept or ​agree to something, often ​unwillingly: Reluctantly, he acquiesced to/in the ​plans.
(Definition of acquiesce from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acquiesce”
in Spanish consentir (en)…
in Vietnamese đồng ý…
in Malaysian bersetuju…
in Thai ยอมรับ…
in French acquiescer…
in German einwilligen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 默认,默许, 勉强同意…
in Turkish kabullenmek, istemeden razı olmak, ses çıkarmamak…
in Russian неохотно соглашаться…
in Indonesian setuju…
in Chinese (Traditional) 默認,默許, 勉強同意…
in Polish przystawać…
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