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pacificadjective

uk   us   /pəˈsɪf.ɪk/
peaceful or ​helping to ​causepeace
pacifically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/

Pacificadjective

belonging to or ​relating to the Pacific Ocean

Pacificnoun

the Pacific (also the Pacific Ocean) the ​ocean that is to the ​east of ​Asia and ​Australasia and to the ​west of ​North and ​SouthAmerica
(Definition of pacific from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pacific”
in Spanish Pacifico…
in Vietnamese yên bình, vì hòa bình…
in Malaysian tenang, perdamaian…
in Thai สงบ, รักสันติ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和平的, 求和的…
in Indonesian pasifik, damai, cinta damai…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和平的, 求和的…
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