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placatory
American English: /ˈpleɪkəˌtɔri/
, /ˈplækəˌtɔri/
British English: /pləˈkeɪt(ə)ri/

Translation of placatory in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Well, they are putting a brave, even placatory face on it but there is no question that should its on-line services arrive in York and be of great size it will have serious consequences for conveyancing practices.
    • What would once have been regarded as an acceptable gift has now become a placatory toy, so it's necessary to compete if you want the child to recognise this is a gift with special intentions.
    • I made a telephone call on September 27 to report the problem again which elicited placatory words and promises of action; the light was repaired that day.

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