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acquiesce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacquiesceac‧qui‧esce /ˌækwiˈes/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 formalAGREE to do what someone else wants, or allow something to happen, even though you do not really agree with itacquiesce in/to 🔊 Oil companies have been accused of acquiescing in the pollution of the ocean.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
acquiesceThe Court, in a unanimous opinion by Chief Justice Chase, acquiesced.The other ashram women followed her in acquiescing.Instead, I acquiesced in her authority and I quietly did as I was told.Before 1979 the Conservative party had effectively acquiesced in most of the public ownership measures of earlier Labour governments.The Maccabees fought rather than acquiesce in the placing of a statue of Zeus in the Temple.We imagine that the white race, at least, would not acquiesce in this assumption.Sound-particularly music-comes to stand for a regional refusal to acquiesce to imperial or metropolitan power.acquiesce in/toTom acquiesced to all her suggestions, though he never expected to see her again once they got off the ship.Then the Air Force could hardly acquiesce to an honorable discharge.Instead, I acquiesced in her authority and I quietly did as I was told.Sound-particularly music-comes to stand for a regional refusal to acquiesce to imperial or metropolitan power.At some point she had acquiesced to the fact that I was taking Janir away.By now he was convinced that it had merely acquiesced in the frame-up after his arrest.This is a dead draw, but Karpov flogged a very dead horse until move 86 before acquiescing in the inevitable.The Maccabees fought rather than acquiesce in the placing of a statue of Zeus in the Temple.City officials eventually acquiesced to the protesters' demands.
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Verb table
acquiesce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyacquiesce
he, she, itacquiesces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyacquiesced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave acquiesced
he, she, ithas acquiesced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad acquiesced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill acquiesce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have acquiesced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam acquiescing
he, she, itis acquiescing
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you, we, theyare acquiescing
Past
I, he, she, itwas acquiescing
you, we, theywere acquiescing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been acquiescing
he, she, ithas been acquiescing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been acquiescing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be acquiescing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been acquiescing
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