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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of calming (as by acceding to the demands of).

Usage examples (33)
  • Historically, the term appeasement is most often associated with the German city of Munich.
  • No more than Shrub knows the meaning of the term appeasement, but hey, it's a 'big word' so why not give it a try.
  • And that despite what you call appeasement and what the cabinet would call building a coalition.
  • They don't even realize appeasement is bad policy. for more
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