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appeasement

Line breaks: ap¦pease|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈpiːzm(ə)nt
 
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Definition of appeasement in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action or process of appeasing: a policy of appeasement
More example sentences
  • This is not a time for political accommodation or popular appeasement.
  • I think that pacifism and appeasement are the politics of the naive and foolish.
  • They're willing to play chicken, because they've been winning for more than a century, and our appeasements have only whetted their appetites for more concessions.
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