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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency; The act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined; A treaty to cease hostilities.

Usage examples (37)
  • A wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants
  • Another important element of the pacification was the maintenance of freedom.
  • But the news of the governor-general's arrival struck them with consternation, and vakeels were sent to Agra, to learn on what terms a pacification might yet be effected.
  • There are several reasons why the "pacification" of the region has failed. for more
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