verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.
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The situation has left Adidas and numerous other companies trying to walk the line of appeasing China’s large and valuable audience of shoppers while professing a zero-tolerance policy for forced labor to customers in the US and Europe.
Many blame the prime minister for appeasing voters’ wishes over protecting them.Indians Run for the Exits, Taking COVID Risks With Them to Nepal, Dubai From a Dying Nation|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 7, 2021|The Daily Beast
It’s possible Laschet could pull Germany back from some environmental commitments if he becomes chancellor — although he also could feel pressure to appease the Greens should they gain seats in the September elections.
A month later, Sulake announced the return of an older version of “Habbo” through a downloadable client, a temporary workaround to appease an unhappy player base before the full transition.Flash is dead. These games from the early 2000s hope to live on.|Elise Favis, Shannon Liao|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
The censor board was appeased, and so were conservative activist groups, and a winning formula was born.Netflix v Modi and the battle for Indian cinema’s soul|Konstantin Kakaes|March 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The more we appease, the more we indulge, the more emboldened the enemies of freedom become.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or maybe Alibaba is doing what other companies are doing in China: gagging itself and its customers to appease the apparatchiks.
Teasers to Reverse Flash and Crisis on Infinite Earths will appease geeky fanboys.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus, on cable you no longer have to whitewash the story and appease the masses, so the narratives are getting more interesting.Jeremy Renner Opens Up About Marriage, His Problems with the Media, and the Future of Hawk-Eye|Marlow Stern|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were drafting to build teams, not to appease fan bases or score easy ticket sales.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine.|Ben Teitelbaum|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
This policy is necessary to appease the opposition that might be interposed in their behalf.
An angry controversy resulted, to appease which Theodosius the younger assembled the Council of Ephesus.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Andrea held up her hand to appease the patrician, whose exaggeration annulled his superiority.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas