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.
World War II happened because of appeasement at Munich.
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'appeasement historically never works as Chamberlain's Munich appeasement toAAwards Nazis showed.
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The minister shared her thoughts on how 'appeasement historically never works', citing the example of the 1938 Munich pact in which Britain and France told Nazi Germany they would not object to its annexation of parts of the former Czechoslovakia.