acquiescence defined in 1939 yearacquiescence - Acquiescence (Lat. ad, to-; quiescere, to rest);
acquiescence - Legal term, sometimes called "sleeping on one's rights." A person who, knowing his rights, chooses for a time not to enforce them, so as to induce another to believe that he does not mean to do so, will, in a court of equity, be debarred from enforcing them. He "will not be allowed to complain."
near acquiescence in Knolik
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