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pacifiernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæs.ɪ.faɪ.ər/  us   //
something that makes ​peoplecalm when they are ​angry or ​upset US (UK dummy) a ​smoothrubber or ​plasticobject that is given to a ​baby to ​suck on, in ​order to ​comfort it and make it ​stopcrying
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pacifiernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpæs·əˌfɑɪ·ər/
a ​rubber or ​plasticobject with a ​part that ​sticks out like a nipple and that is given to a ​baby to ​suck, usually to ​calm the ​baby
(Definition of pacifier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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