Definition of pacific adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pacific

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//pəˈsɪfɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈsɪfɪk//
 
[usually before noun](literary)
 
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peaceful or loving peace Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from French pacifique or Latin pacificus ‘peacemaking’, from pax, pac- ‘peace’.
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