Definition of Pacification

1. Noun. The act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined. "His unsuccessful mollification of the mob"

Exact synonyms: Mollification
Generic synonyms: Appeasement, Calming
Derivative terms: Mollify, Mollify, Pacify



2. Noun. A treaty to cease hostilities. "Peace came on November 11th"
Exact synonyms: Peace, Peace Treaty
Generic synonyms: Accord, Pact, Treaty
Specialized synonyms: Peace Of Westphalia, Treaty Of Versailles
Derivative terms: Pacify, Pacify

3. Noun. Actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency.
Exact synonyms: Counterinsurgency
Generic synonyms: Battle, Conflict, Struggle
Derivative terms: Counterinsurgent

Definition of Pacification

1. n. The act or process of pacifying, or of making peace between parties at variance; reconciliation.

Definition of Pacification

1. Noun. The process of pacifying. ¹

2. Noun. The process of calming, settling and taking control over a object, person or situation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pacification

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Pacification

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1. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1873)
"The nobles of Flanders and Brabant, instead of seeking help from Philip, applied to Orange and the northern provinces; and in the pacification of Ghent, ..."

2. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"pacification (Edict of). The »ame as the ' Kdict of Amboise ' (qv). Called the ' Edict of pacification ' because it closed the first religious war of France ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1795)
"Plan de pacification; &c. ie A Plan of pacification on this Bafts: the political Boundaries of States lhall be conformable to their natural Limits. ..."

4. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1914)
"I AD 1648-1670 The pacification of the North completed The achievements and ... the pacification of the North has figured in French history as one of the ..."

5. History of Zionism, 1600-1918 by Nahum Sokolow (1919)
"CHAPTER XXIV MEMORANDUM OF THE PROTESTANT MONARCHS The London Convention of 1840—The new Treaty of London for the pacification of the Levant—Viscount ..."

6. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Edward Hertslet (1875)
"171), for assistance to enable her to effect the pacification of her Dominions. Tiie Baron Moncorvo further stated that the conditions which had thus been ..."

7. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"This treaty, known in history as the pacification of Ghent, established a firm alliance and inviolable peace between the Provinces represented by the States ..."

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