Definition of pacific
pacificallyplay \pə-ˈsi-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of pacific in a Sentence
as a pacific gesture, we invited our feuding neighbors to our backyard barbecue
a pacific nation that has managed to remain neutral even during times of world conflict
Recent Examples of pacific from the Web
The art of trans-Pacific flattery appeared to be making a turn for the better when Turnbull visited the United States in May, and congratulated Trump on a House vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. Pacific time and the game is broadcast on Root Sports TV and 710 ESPN AM radio.
After the 6:00 p.m. Pacific start time, Prime Day continues for another thirty hours until closing time at 11:59 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, July 11.
The Portland Timbers (7-7-3, 24 points) host the Seattle Sounders (5-7-5, 20 points) in an MLS rivalry game on Sunday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon.
In short, the play begins in a tempestuous way and concludes in a manner that is more pacific or, in this particular geographic case, Mediterranean.
Pacific Symphony is taking its summer concert series to Costa Mesa, starting with a performance devoted to Bruce Springsteen on the Fourth of July.
The temblor occurred at 7:45 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.
California Today goes live at 6 a.m. Pacific time weekdays.
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PACIFIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pacific for English Language Learners
Pacific : of, relating to, bordering on, or near the Pacific Ocean
: calm and peaceful
: loving peace : not wanting war or conflict
PACIFIC Defined for Kids
Definition of Pacific for Students
ocean extending from Arctic Circle to the equator (North Pacific) and from the equator to the Antarctic regions (South Pacific) & from W North America & W South America to E Asia & Australia
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