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

     

    pacification

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌpæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the act of making somebody who is angry or upset become calm and quiet the pacification of public opinion
  2. 2the act of bringing peace to an area where there is fighting or war the pacification of the troubled border region