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PACIFICATION. The act of making peace between two countries which have been at war; the restoration of public tranquillity.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I tried to pacify her but she continued shouting and pointing her finger at me )," Junjun said in a post on his official Facebook page, which he accompanied with a video.
And Pacify is difficult to trust, having flopped so often.
Earlier in the day, Nagendra Sharma, media- adviser to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, also came to pacify angry media persons, saying that new government has not issued such direction which favours ban on the entry of journalists inside the Secretariat.
So, the focus of the fourth chapter named "Preventing Protests "Divide and Pacify as Political strategy" is on the strategic role of social policies in preempting the political danger posed by threatened workers, pointing out that the means (strategic policies) used by the countries' governments to manipulate the work--welfare status of individuals were intended to reduce the capacity for reform losers' mobilization.
BARCLAYS executive directors will not receive an annual bonus this year as the bank seeks to pacify investors over its pounds 7bn fundraising.
I believe that at the political level the compromise would prevail," she underlined, stressing that compromise would enable people to manage their issues at the local level and put forth their identity, within the framework of the Moroccan state." a aaa The United States of America could bring out this issue from stalemate "because it is afraid of this region and wishes to pacify it." Washington fears that the region would become "a refuge or a rear base for al-Qaeda, which now has a branch in the Maghreb," she said.
Brunstrom, an officer with North Wales police, had agreed to be a guinea pig for the device which is intended to pacify offenders without the need for lethal force.
Hardy did not glean his theories about work in the classrooms of Princeton University, where he began studying architecture to pacify his father and where pioneer, Frank Lloyd Wright, lectured about architecture as a "mother art" on a regular basis, but in the theatres where he hid from those lofty ideals.
In the end, however, the operation didn't pacify the resistance.
Their real purpose is to provide nice jobs for the faculty and provide three years during which the law student, who often goes to law school to mark time while he decides what he really wants to do, to make up his mind, or at least pacify his parents who want him to appear to be doing something.
Hired in 1979, he saw pink walls as a way to pacify opposing teams.
Which is why so many parents now rely on in-car DVDs to pacify the little ones on lengthy journeys.