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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:
Since its launch in 1984 with a bottle clinically proven to reduce colic in newborns, Philips Avent has expanded its product portfolio to include breast pumps, baby monitors and pacifiers -- all with the mission to help give babies the best start in life.
Watching the State of the Union Address, it occurred to me, why not just issue pacifiers to all Republicans as they enter?
The new pacifiers are designed to help babies stay content while developing their palates and the muscles of their jaws and mouths.
Washington, May 8 ( ANI ): Parents who suck on their infants' pacifiers may protect their children against developing allergies, a new study has revealed.
Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is offering a novel silicone rubber grades for manufacturing pacifiers and bottle nipples for infants and toddlers.
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In what has become its trademark style, Difrax' own team of product designers joined hands with members of the medical and consumer panels to produce the only perfect range of pacifiers, inspired directly by the various developmental stages of the young child (infant).