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appease

US [əˈpiz]
UK [əˈpiːz]
  • v.安抚;抚慰;绥靖(满足另一国的要求以避免战争)
  • Web平息;缓和;姑息
Simple Present:appeases  Present Participle:appeasing  Past Tense:appeased  
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v.
1.
~ sb
安抚;抚慰to make sb calmer or less angry by giving them what they want
The move was widely seen as an attempt to appease critics of the regime.
普遍认为,这一举措是试图安抚批评政权的人。
2.
~ sb/sth
绥靖(满足另一国的要求以避免战争)to give a country what it wants in order to avoid war

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