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
Chinese President Xi Jinping is nonetheless making preparations to be able to project force into the Indian and Pacific oceans, which surround the country’s growing economic interests in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Australian pedophiles are notorious for taking inexpensive vacations to nearby Southeast Asian and Pacific island countries to abuse children there.
None of Pollini's pacific offerings had, however, light, veiled or relaxed tone.
First pitch is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Pacific time and the game is broadcast on Root Sports TV and ESPN 710 AM radio.
When: Saturday, May 27 at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time (3:30 p.m. Eastern time).
Entries must be received by 12:01 a.m. Pacific on Sept. 28, 2010.
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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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