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appeaseverb [T]

 us   /əˈpiz/
(in arguments or war) to prevent further disagreement by giving to the other side something that they have demanded: They questioned whether, in his desire to appease the conservatives in his own party, the president was selling out to them.
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appeaseverb [T]

uk   /əˈpiːz/  us   /əˈpiːz/ formal disapproving
to prevent further disagreement in arguments or war by giving to the other side an advantage that they have demanded: She claimed that the government had only changed the law in order to appease their critics.
appeasement
noun [U] uk   /əˈpiːz.mənt/  us   /əˈpiːz.mənt/
When he agreed to talks with the prime minister, he was accused of appeasement.
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