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verb [T] (PEACE)    /ˈpæs.ɪ.faɪ/
to bring peace to a place or end war in a place : A UN force has been sent in to try and pacify the area worst affected by the civil war .Stopping fighting pacification     /ˌpæs.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Calming and relaxingStopping fighting
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