pacification

IPA: pæsʌfʌkˈeɪʃʌn

noun

  • The process of pacifying.

Examples of "pacification" in Sentences

  • The pacification of the Church was not secured.
  • In 1881. it was the base for the final campaign of pacification.
  • Another important element of the pacification was the maintenance of freedom.
  • But the news of the governor-general's arrival struck them with consternation, and vakeels were sent to Agra, to learn on what terms a pacification might yet be effected.
  • Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air, the inhabitants driven out into the countryside, the cattle machine-gunned, the huts set on fire with incendiary bullets: this is called pacification .
  • With Rio gearing up to host the 2014 World Cup final and the 2016 Olympics, authorities have embarked upon a so-called "pacification" scheme, permanently occupying over a dozen slums and evicting the drug traffickers' private armies.
  • And here they were part of something euphemistically called a pacification operation, a dreadful word that the French first claimed in Algeria, I believe, in describing that war, which involved very, very good programs -- building clinics and helping Vietnamese.

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