verb (used with object), pa·cif·i·cat·ed, pa·cif·i·cat·ing.
- pacific standard time,
- pacific time,
- pacific tree frog,
Origin of pacificate
Examples from the Web for pacification
But the pacification of Iraq would come without addressing Suleimani or his destructiveness.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many locals, including Silva, remain skeptical that the pacification program will continue after the Olympics in 2016.
In fact, being too harsh can be damaging to pacification efforts even without international attention.
He describes him as irredeemably corrupt, not an appropriate partner for a pacification program, and cannot change.
The pacification and harmonious communion of all living nature.The Bird|Jules Michelet
For to certain zealants, all speech of pacification is odious.Essays|Francis Bacon
In commanding the war, Congress pledged us to continue our action until the pacification of the island should be secured.Problems of Expansion|Whitelaw Reid
The Pacification of Ghent had found the door open to religious toleration.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
Such was the armistice, and during the whole of it conferences went on on the subject of a pacification.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
"a setting at peace," early 15c., from Middle French pacification "act of making peaceful" (15c.), from Latin pacificationem (nominative pacificatio) "a peace-making," noun of action from past participle stem of pacificare "to pacify" (see pacify).