What does pacification mean?

Definitions for pacificationˌpæs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pacification, mollification(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"

  2. peace, peace treaty, pacification(noun)

    a treaty to cease hostilities

    "peace came on November 11th"

  3. pacification, counterinsurgency(noun)

    actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency


  1. pacification(Noun)

    The process of pacifying.

  2. pacification(Noun)

    The process of calming, settling and taking control over a object, person or situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pacification(noun)

    the act or process of pacifying, or of making peace between parties at variance; reconciliation

  2. Origin: [L. pacificatio: cf. F. pacification. See Pacify.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pacification in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pacification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The ELN:

    Santos' government has a dilemma of persisting with the policy of war and pacification or dare to take a true path to peace.

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