Definitions for pacification

Definitions for (noun) pacification

Main entry: pacification, counterinsurgency

Definition: actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency

Main entry: mollification, pacification

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

Usage: a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants; his unsuccessful mollification of the mob

Main entry: pacification, peace, peace treaty

Definition: a treaty to cease hostilities

Usage: peace came on November 11th

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