appeasement


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ap·pease·ment

 (ə-pēz′mənt)
n.
1.
a. An act of appeasing.
b. The condition of being appeased.
2. The policy of granting concessions to potential enemies to maintain peace.

appeasement

(əˈpiːzmənt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policy of acceding to the demands of a potentially hostile nation in the hope of maintaining peace
2. the act of appeasing

appeasement

A policy of agreeing to the demands of a potentially hostile nation in order to maintain peace, specifically the British government’s attitude to Hitler’s Germany 1937–38.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appeasement - the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)appeasement - the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
pacification, mollification - the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined; "a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants"; "his unsuccessful mollification of the mob"
placation, propitiation, conciliation - the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity

appeasement

Translations
تَهْدَئِة، تَسْكين
uklidněníuspokojení
eftergivenhedforsoning
fróun, friîun
utíšenie
sakinleştirmeyatıştırma

appeasement

[əˈpiːzmənt] N
1. (= pacification) [of person] → apaciguamiento m; [of anger] → aplacamiento m
2. (Pol) → contemporización f, entreguismo m

appeasement

[əˈpiːzmənt] n (POLITICS)apaisement m
a policy of appeasement → une politique d'apaisement
to accuse sb of appeasement → accuser qn d'être conciliant

appeasement

n (of person, anger)Beschwichtigung f, → Besänftigung f; (Pol) → Beschwichtigung f(durch Zugeständnisse); (of curiosity)Befriedigung f

appeasement

[əˈpiːzmənt] n (Pol) → appeasement m inv

appease

(əˈpiːz) verb
to calm or satisfy (a person, desire etc) usually by giving what was asked for or is needed. She appeased his curiosity by explaining the situation to him.
apˈpeasement noun
References in classic literature ?
Billee wagged his tail appeasingly, turned to run when he saw that appeasement was of no avail, and cried (still appeasingly) when Spitz's sharp teeth scored his flank.
Somewhere within him was a higher appeasement of love than mere possession.
The change comes disturbingly, with the force of a sudden vocation, bringing in its train agonizing doubts, assertive violences, an unstable state of the soul, till the final appeasement of the convert in the perfect fierceness of conviction.
Is the district playing appeasement at the cost of a peaceful school year and the reputations of the school's administrators?
Hoping to bring in greater sense of fear among those wrong doers, only as it being introduced bringing division in our politics, polarizing people and for the Congress party which believes in polarization in political matters, seeks vote on polarization, seeks vote on appeasement.
14 ( ANI ): Charging the UPA Government of playing politics of appeasement amid decisions on the various mercy petitions pending since years, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday sought clarification behind the these hurriedly taken steps.
Clearly, Mayor Richard Riordan and the five county supervisors who control the MTA have come to understand that their appeasement of public employee unions has pushed the MTA to the brink of insolvency.
Lucknow, Jan 23 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday charged the ruling Congress Party of following an appeasement policy to woo voters in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
The global community should not take Islamabad's concerns lightly neither should it rely on the policy of appeasement towards India.
Reacting to the government's move lifting Haj subsidy, the MP said the BJP, the RSS and others were raising a hue and cry over just Rs 200 crore and terming this as appeasement of minorities while hundreds of crores of rupees were being provided for pilgrimage and religious events in various states.
Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for terming the Haj subsidy as appeasement of Muslims, the AIMIM chief asked, "Then what was the amount allotted for the 2014 Kumbh Mela called?
It included freeing India from poverty, terrorism and separatism, casteism, appeasement politics and corruption while focusing on cleanliness.