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pacification   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏpæsәfәˋkeʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏpæsifiˊkeiʃәn 〕


Overview of noun pacification

The noun pacification has 3 senses


  • pacification, mollification -- (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")

  • peace, peace treaty, pacification -- (a treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th")

  • pacification, counterinsurgency -- (actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency)