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  Definition of pacification
  1. actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency
  2. the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined; "a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants"; "his unsuccessful mollification of the mob"
  3. a treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th"
Similar Words: counterinsurgency, mollification, peace, peace treaty

 

Hyponyms: Peace of Westphalia, Treaty of Versailles

 

Derivational Morphology: pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle, temper, season

 

 
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