Definition of Pacification in English :

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Pacification meaning in English

Meaning of Pacification in English

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1. mollification, pacification

the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined

Example Sentences:
'a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants'
'his unsuccessful mollification of the mob'

2. pacification, peace, peace treaty

a treaty to cease hostilities

Example Sentences:
'peace came on November 11th'

3. counterinsurgency, pacification

actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of pacification
the act, process, or policy of pacifying

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see synonyms of pacification
a pacifying or being pacified

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see synonyms of pacification
1. The act of pacifying or the condition of being pacified; appeasement.
a. Reduction, as of a rebellious district, to peaceful submission: "Hadrian waged a brutal war of pacification against tenacious peasants of Judaea" (Kenneth W. Harl).
b. Practical measures or policy aiming to effect this type of submission.
3. often Pacification A peace treaty: the Pacification of Ghent.

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