pacification

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noun pac·i·fi·ca·tion \ˌpa-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of pacification

  1. 1 a :  the act or process of pacifying :  the state of being pacified b :  the act of forcibly suppressing or eliminating a population considered to be hostile

  2. 2 :  a treaty of peace

15th Century

First Known Use of pacification

15th century


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