Pronunciation: (ak"wē-es'uns), [key]
1. the act or condition of acquiescing or giving tacit assent; agreement or consent by silence or without objection; compliance (usually fol. by to or in): acquiescence to his boss's demands.
2. Law.such neglect to take legal proceedings for such a long time as to imply the abandonment of a right.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.