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Noun: pacification  ,pa-si-fi'key-shun
  1. The act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favourably inclined
    "a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants";
    - mollification
     
  2. A treaty to cease hostilities
    "pacification came on November 11th";
    - peace, peace treaty
     
  3. Actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency
    - counterinsurgency

Derived forms: pacifications

Type of: accord, appeasement, battle, calming, conflict, pact, struggle, treaty

Encyclopedia: Pacification