Associations to the word «Pacification»

Wiktionary

PACIFICATION, noun. The process of pacifying.

Dictionary definition

PACIFICATION, noun. 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".
PACIFICATION, noun. A treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th".
PACIFICATION, noun. Actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency.

Wise words

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John Adams