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acquiescence

1. An act of concurrence by adjoining property owners which resolves a boundary dispute or establishes a common boundary, where the definite or more accurate position of same has not or cannot be defined by survey.
2. The tacit consent of one owner, by not interposing a formal objection, to what might be an encroachment by an adjoining property owner over a questionable boundary.
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To do anything less is to acquiesce to a system that does not value our contribution to the health services within NSW and sets up an untenable role model for new graduates to follow.
I HAVE been a dental practitioner in the Hillfields area of Coventry for more than 30 years, and I would like to acquiesce in the stance maintained by the joint executives of the Coventry PCT (Your Say, March 3).
The thinking that somehow we're going to acquiesce, that we're going to come to terms quicker -- in no way are we afraid of an impasse," he said.
Religious organizations got many of these breaks by lobbying for them, and The Times quoted experts who pointed out that in most cases, Congress and state lawmakers were only too happy to acquiesce to the demands of lobbyists representing religious interests.
As the common citizens of Europe sit aghast, their elected representatives acquiesce to the unelected elites at the EU overturning their countries' laws, against the people's wishes.
This professional approach does not, however, mean that you should acquiesce to the coach.
In the midst of a political campaign, federal officials seemed ready to acquiesce in this gutting of one of NCLB's most important provisions.
It seems your magazine is not calling upon us to act so much as acquiesce.
We're saying we're not going to argue--we're going to acquiesce to their point of view, and we're not supposed to say anything more.
Why should Americans have to acquiesce to foreign cultural standards they find demeaning, offensive, stupid or dangerous without some reciprocal arrangement with guests who visit these shores?
When her mother learned of it, she advised her daughter to acquiesce quietly because they needed his salary to live on.