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pacify

US [ˈpæsɪˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈpæsɪfaɪ]
  • v.平息;抚慰;使平静;平息战争
  • Web安抚;平定;绥靖
Past Tense:pacified  Simple Present:pacifies  Present Participle:pacifying  
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v.
1.
~ sb
使平静;平息;抚慰to make sb who is angry or upset become calm and quiet
The baby could not be pacified.
婴儿怎么也不能平静下来。
The speech was designed to pacify the irate crowd.
讲话的目的是安抚愤怒的群众。
2.
~ sth
平息战争;使实现和平to bring peace to an area where there is fighting or a war

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