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pac·i·fi·er

 (păs′ə-fī′ər)
n.
A rubber or plastic nipple or teething ring for a baby to suck or chew on.

pacifier

(ˈpæsɪˌfaɪə)
n
1. a person or thing that pacifies
2. US and Canadian a baby's dummy or teething ring

pac•i•fi•er

(ˈpæs əˌfaɪ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that pacifies.
2. a device, often shaped like a nipple, for a baby to suck or bite on.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pacifier - someone who tries to bring peacepacifier - someone who tries to bring peace  
go-between, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
appeaser - someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands; "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last"--Winston Churchill
2.pacifier - anything that serves to pacify
thing - an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was"
3.pacifier - device used for an infant to suck or bite onpacifier - device used for an infant to suck or bite on
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Translations
پستانک

pacifier

[ˈpæsɪfaɪəʳ] N (US) (= dummy) → chupete m

pacifier

[ˈpæsɪfaɪər] n (US) (= dummy) → tétine f

pacifier

n
(= peacemaker)Friedensstifter(in) m(f)
(US: for baby) → Schnuller m

pacifier

[ˈpæsɪˌfaɪəʳ] n (Am) (fam) (dummy) → succhiotto, ciuccio

pa·ci·fi·er

n. chupete, tetera, teto.

pacifier

n chupete m, chupón m
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Alexander I- the pacifier of Europe, the man who from his early years had striven only for his people's welfare, the originator of the liberal innovations in his fatherland- now that he seemed to possess the utmost power and therefore to have the possibility of bringing about the welfare of his peoples- at the time when Napoleon in exile was drawing up childish and mendacious plans of how he would have made mankind happy had he retained power- Alexander I, having fulfilled his mission and feeling the hand of God upon him, suddenly recognizes the insignificance of that supposed power, turns away from it, and gives it into the hands of contemptible men whom he despises, saying only:
At the same time, given that parents often encourage pacifier use as an alternative to thumb-sucking, "Pacifiers tend to be easier to give up than a thumb habit," he said.
which markets a variety of eco-friendly items, ranging from diapers to pacifiers.
1995) Use of pacifiers is associated with decreased breastfeeding duration.
12,16,17] Concerning the dummy nipple design, it seems to have no clinically significant differences between children who sucked on conventional pacifiers and those who used "orthodontic" ones, as far as the prevalence of malocclusions in the primary dentition is concerned.
Pacifiers (childrens' dummies) have been used to deliver medicines but also functional foods such as the non-cariogenic sugar substitute xylitol.
In addition, a higher proportion of distal canine relationships was found in children who sucked pacifiers and dummies at the age of 3 years (10).
The Pacifier Organizer is a new product invented by a dad that helps keep the house in order and pacifiers clean.
WASHINGTON -- Offer pacifiers to all infants up to 1 year of age when putting them on their backs to sleep to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academic of Pediatrics.
UVSolutions, LLC has announced that ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital use is now available for a number of home and personal care products such as toothbrushes, pacifiers, drinking cups, knives, cutting boards, etc.
Constructed with diapers, pacifiers, burp cloths, bibs, bottles, shoes, pins and receiving blankets, the multiple tiers present prospective parents with plenty of child-centered paraphernalia.
The widespread use of infant pacifiers may be contributing to the global weight gain.