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Spanish translation of “placate”

placate

verb /pləˈkeit, (American) ˈpleikeit/
to stop (an angry person) feeling angry
aplacar, apaciguar, calmar
He placated her with an apology.
(Definition of placate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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