Translation of "pacify" - English-Spanish dictionary

pacify

verb uk /ˈpæs.ɪ.faɪ/

to cause someone who is angry or upset to be calm and satisfied

apaciguar, calmar
He pacified his crying child with a bottle.
It was difficult for the police to pacify the angry crowd.

to bring peace to a place or end war in a place

pacificar
A UN force has been sent in to try and pacify the area worst affected by the civil war.
pacification noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌpæs.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/

(Translation of “pacify” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pacify

verb /ˈpӕsifai/ (past tense, past participle pacified)

to make calm or peaceful

apaciguar, calmar
She tried to pacify the quarrelling children.
pacification /-fi-/ noun

pacificación
pacification of the region.
pacifier /ˈpæsiˌfaiə/ noun

(American ) a rubber or plastic object for a baby to suck; dummy (British)

Chupete

something that makes people calm.

Pacificador
pacifism noun

the belief that all war is wrong and that one must not take part in it

pacifismo
The Quaker faith of his father drew him to pacifism.
pacifist noun

a person who believes in pacifism

pacifista
As a pacifist he refused to fight in the war.

(Translation of “pacify” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)