pacifier


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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
References in classic literature ?
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:
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The invention's unique design provides babies and very young children with an attractive alternative to a conventional pacifier.
Brown's has rolled out a series of new wipes for a variety of baby's needs--Tooth & Gum, Nose & Face and Pacifier & Bottle wipes.
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In a group of 184 children, who were followed from birth, the researchers registered how many infants used a pacifier in the first 6 months of life and how the parents cleaned the pacifier.
As if parents didn't already have enough to worry about: Turns out something as simple as giving your baby boy a pacifier could affect his emotional development.
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