Definition of appeasement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈpiːzmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈpiːzmənt//
    [uncountable] (formal, usually disapproving)
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  1. 1the practice of giving a country what it wants in order to avoid war a policy of appeasement
  2. 2the act of making somebody calmer or less angry by giving them what they want The statues were devoted to the glory and appeasement of the gods.