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Scott v Jackson, 89 Cal 258, 26 P 898. acquiescence. A tacit approval or at least an indication of lack of disapproval. Acceptance, perhaps without approval, as acquiescence in a decision. Stockstrom v Commissioner, 88 App DC 286, 190 F2d 283, 30 ALR2d 443, disapproved on the grounds in Automobile Club of Michigan v Commissioner, 353 US 180, 1 L Ed 2d 746, 77 S Ct 707. Conduct from which may be inferred assent with a consequent estoppel or quasi estoppel. Uccello v Gold'n Foods, 325 Mass 319, 90 NE2d 530, 16 ALR2d 459.

In some connections, the net amount received, that is, an amount received less costs of collection. Curtin v New York, 287 NY 166, 39 NE2d 903, 142 ALR 166. actually paid. Really paid. Paid in cash, not by the giving of a note or other obligation of the debtor. Sometimes construed as "actually payable," as in the case of an insolvent reinsured under a contract of reinsurance. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1756. actual malice. Real as distinguished from legal or technical malice. 30 Am J Rev ed Interf § 45.

Acknowledgment Act. One of the Uniform Laws. acknowledgment money. Money paid to the new lord by a copyhold tenant, on the death of the old lord. acknowledgment of child born out of wedlock. See acknowledgment of paternity. acknowledgment of debt. Any remark by a debtor to the creditor, by which the former clearly admits the debt and expressly or by clear implication shows an intention to pay it. 34 Am J1st Lim Ac § 297. acknowledgment of paternity. The recognition by admission, confirmation, or concession of the putative father that the child is his, 10 Am J2d Bast § 29.

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