pacificate

[ puh-sif-i-keyt ]
/ pəˈsɪf ɪˌkeɪt /

verb (used with object), pa·cif·i·cat·ed, pa·cif·i·cat·ing.

to pacify.

Origin of pacificate

First recorded in 1640–50, pacificate is from the Latin word pācificātus (past participle of pācificāre to make peace). See pacify, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for pacification

pacification
/ (ˌpæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun

the act, process, or policy of pacifying

Derived forms of pacification

pacificatory, adjective
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