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A rubber or plastic nipple or teething ring for a baby to suck or chew on.
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)
1. a person or thing that pacifies.
2. a device, often shaped like a nipple, for a baby to suck or bite on.
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|Noun||1.||pacifier - 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 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"
pacifier[ˈpæsɪfaɪəʳ] N (US) (= dummy) → chupete m
pacifier[ˈpæsɪfaɪər] n (US) (= dummy) → tétine f
n. chupete, tetera, teto.