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Definition 1: the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pacification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants
  • his unsuccessful mollification of the mob

Synonyms for pacification in the sense of this definition

(pacification is a kind of ...) the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)

Definition 2: actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency - [noun denoting act]

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(pacification is a kind of ...) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

"the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph" "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

Definition 3: a treaty to cease hostilities - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where pacification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • peace came on November 11th

Synonyms for pacification in the sense of this definition

(pacification is a kind of ...) a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

(... is an instance of pacification) the peace treaty that ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648

(... is an instance of pacification) the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans

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