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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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appeasement

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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
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appeasement

[əˈpiːzmənt] n (POLITICS)apaisement m
a policy of appeasement → une politique d'apaisement
to accuse sb of appeasement → accuser qn d'être conciliant
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

appeasement

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

[əˈpiːzmənt] n (Pol) → appeasement m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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Just in the name of appeasment..if, the Christian missionaries try to convert Hindus into Christian by giving money, Hindu society will not accept it," he said.
Out with the old racy and radical eye-turning seductive Egyptian actress and in with the tamer frumpier version, Ghada Adel Razek is deploying a strategy of appeasment on the career and marital fronts.
And, for the present, he focuses on Moslems as a Fifth Column in Europe and America; and he concludes with the failing policy of Western Appeasment, and what the West should do to confront this growing "menace" in its midst.