acquiesce
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acquiesce(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to accept)
a. consentir
It doesn't matter how much pressure he puts on us. We will not acquiesce to his demands.No importa cuanta presión ponga sobre nosotros. No vamos a consentir sus exigencias.
The government cannot be seen to acquiesce to the use of public money for questionable activities.No puede parecer que el gobierno consiente el uso de fondos públicos para actividades cuestionables.
b. acceder
It took a lot of persuading, but they finally acquiesced.Nos costó convencerlos, pero al final accedieron.
2. (to submit)
a. someterse
I will not be forced to acquiesce to something I do not agree with.No voy a dejar que me obliguen a someterme a algo con lo que no estoy de acuerdo.
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acquiesce
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. acceder
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acquiesce [ˌækwɪˈes]
intransitive verb
(agree) consentir;in en; conformarse;in con; (unwillingly) someterse; doblegarse;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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