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Acquiescence

Definition of the noun acquiescence

What does acquiescence mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acquiescences

  1. acceptance without protest
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: acceptance = the state of being acceptable and accepted
  2. agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
    • example: a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of acquiescence: assent
    • more generic word: agreement = the verbal act of agreeing
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the noun acquiescence

noun

  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. [legal] Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another.

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Acquiescence: In law, acquiescence occurs when a person knowingly stands by without raising any objection to the infringement of their rights, while someone else unknowingly and without malice aforethought makes a claim on their rights. Consequently, the person whose rights are infringed loses the ability to make a claim against the infringer, or succeed in an injunction suit due to the infringer's conduct. The term is most generally a kind of "permission" given by silence or passiveness.

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Google previewTextbook on Legal Language and Legal Writing

by Prof. Dr. K. L. Bhatia

Acquiescence is the term used to describe an act of a person in knowingly standing by without raising any...

Google previewPhilosophical Inquiries (2010)

An Introduction to Problems of Philosophy by Nicholas Rescher

Acquiescence is the key. And this is not a matter of approbation,

The crucial fact about acquiescence is that it is generally rooted not in agreement with others but rather in a preparedness to get on without it. What makes good practical and ...

Google previewStudies in Social Philosophy (2006)

by Nicholas Rescher

Acquiescence is the key. And this is not a matter of approbation,

The crucial fact about acquiescence is that it is generally rooted not in agreement with others but rather in a preparedness to get on without it. What makes good practical and ...

Google previewReason, Method, and Value (2009)

A Reader on the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher by Dale Jacquette

Acquiescence is the key. And this is not a matter of approbation,

The crucial fact about acquiescence is that it is generally rooted not in agreement with others but rather in a preparedness to get on without it. What makes good practical and ...

Google previewGood Faith in the Jurisprudence of the WTO (2006)

The Protection of Legitimate Expectations, Good Faith Interpretation and Fair Dispute Settlement by Marion Panizzon

Acquiescence is a claim whereby a state did accept or agree to a matter but makes it appear to the other as if it had not.93 For Müller and Cottier, acquiescence is a sort of 'qualified inaction', or 'toleration', which is insofar qualified as it ...

Google previewThe Northwestern Reporter (1915)

Acquiescence is a consent inferred from silence; a tacit encouragement.” See case above. In Lowndes v. Wicks...

Acquiescence means a consent to the conditions, and involves knowledge of the conditions.

Google previewMad about Us (2004)

by Doug McKinley

The devastating truth about acquiescence is that conflict is not avoided, it is perpetuated. Anger In the first three minutes of conversation, a trained therapist can determine if the balance of the conversation will be productive. When anger enters ...

Google previewHandbook of Web Surveys (2011)

by Jelke Bethlehem, Silvia Biffignandi

Acquiescence is the tendency that ...

Google previewHuman Assessment: Cognition and Motivation (2012)

by S.K. Newstead, S.H Irvine, P.L. Dann

Acquiescence refers to the tendency to endorse items positively regardless of content. Social desirability refers to the tendency for subjects to endorse items in accord with the social desirability of the response. Although there is considerable ...

Google previewGet Ready, Get Set-- (1993)

Prepare to Make Psychotherapy a Successful Experience for You by Harvey L. Saxton

Mutual acquiescence is the ideal situation. Plans, including a specific time to terminate, can be drafted. In cases involving minor differences of opinion on certain issues, a patient-therapist discussion can offer resolution. Psychotherapists can ...

Google previewThe Bass Handbook of Leadership (2009)

Theory, Research, and Managerial Applications by Bernard M. Bass, Ruth Bass

Acquiescence is the acceptance rather than the rejection of ambiguous or unknown stimuli. Religiosity is the acceptance of a particular set of organized beliefs, rituals, and practices having to do with God, morality, the origins of life, and an ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Intellectual Property Law (2011)

by Peter Groves

Acquiescence Consequently, the top limit of an award will be what the defendant has made from the infringement. This will frequently be less than the amount of damages that would be awarded. In the right case, however, it might yield a ...

Google previewThe Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (2013)

by Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr.

acquiescence to the cognition of dharma with regard to suflfering in the sensuous realm (S. duhkhe dharmajfianaksantih; T. sdug bsngal chos bzod; C. kufa ren . cognition of dharma with regard to suffering in the sensuous realm ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

l/Vhere the silent acquiescence is accompanied with the possession of property the presumption of ratification is naturally increased.' So if with full knowledge the principal holds doubtful notes for an unreasonable time, this failure to repudiate ...

Google previewLexicon of Trust & Foundation Practice (2016)

by John Goldsworth

Acquiescence: A tacit agreement to an infringement of ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (2004)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ACQUIESCENCE, contracts, is the consent which is impliedly given by one or both parties, to a proposition, a clause, a condition, a judgment, or to any act whatever.

Google previewThe Virginia and West Virginia Judicial Dictionary-digest (1922)

Words and Phrases. Being a Compilation of All Words, Phrases and Maxims which Have Been Defined, Construed, Interpreted Or Applied in Virginia and West Virginia Cases and in the Codes of Those States, Combined with a Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Cases and Principles of Law as Therein Applied by Fred P. Caldwell

Acquiescence. "If a person having a right, and seeing another person about to commit, ...

Google previewParry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (2009)

by John P Grant, J.Craig Barker

acquiescence A factor in the formation of customary international law and prescriptive rights whereby ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (2004)

by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

With self- report scales, acquiescence is the tendency to say ...

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A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all. (Tacitus)
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