/ (əˈpiːzmənt) /
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the policy of acceding to the demands of a potentially hostile nation in the hope of maintaining peace
the act of appeasing
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Example sentences from the Web for appeasement
This appeasement came at a dire cost, ultimately allowing secessionism to gain serious currency among his Southern colleagues.Mitch McConnell has repeated Stephen A. Douglas’s biggest mistake|Lauren Haumesser|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Cultural definitions for appeasement
A political policy of conceding to aggression by a warlike nation.
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