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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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Previous precedent in this circuit makes clear that the question of whether a government is likely to acquiesce in torture is a question of fact that this court lacks jurisdiction to hear.
Patna (Bihar) [India], Dec 19 ( ANI ): Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally, has ramped up the pressure on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to acquiesce to their demands for seat share in Bihar and to add seats in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand as well to sweeten the deal further.
On Accounting Today, senior editor Roger Russell, a tax attorney, wrote: "The decision of the IRS to acquiesce opens the door for unmarried couples outside the 9th Circuit to claim the deductions subject to the increased limit, and adds an additional element to the marriage penalty under the Code."
The 39-year-old singer-songwriter first made her name in the mid-90s with the band Acquiesce, before embarking on a solo career.
I viewed this document as being an infringement on my rights, and I was not willing to acquiesce.
A force spokesman said: "Allegedly a man stepped on to the pavement, into the way of the car, flagged it down and said: 'Give me your car, I'm a police officer.' "They declined to acquiesce and the driver identified himself as a police officer.
But would you rather hear Falling Down and I'm Outta Here than, say, Champagne Supernova and Acquiesce, which appeared on the earlier collections?
Lawyers for O'Donnell, originally from Tralee, Co Kerry, challenged his conviction partly on claims that it had been wrong to refuse to hear evidence linked to an assessment that the accused's intelligence made him likely to acquiesce under certain forms of questioning.
"Israel will not acquiesce to the continued smuggling of arms," the Israeli daily Haaretz daily quoted the Israeli security cabinet.
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.
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.