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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·cif·ic /pəˈsɪfɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 pa·cif·ic a.  Of or pertaining to peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; as, a pacific nature or condition. [wns=3]
 Syn: -- peaceable.
 Pacific Ocean, the ocean between America and Asia, so called by Magellan, its first European navigator, on account of the exemption from violent tempests which he enjoyed while sailing over it; -- called also, simply, the Pacific, and, formerly, the South sea.
 Syn: -- Peacemaking; appeasing; conciliatory; tranquil; calm; quiet; peaceful; reconciling; mild; gentle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: promoting peace; "the result of this pacific policy was that
             no troops were called up"
      2: relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean; "Pacific
      3: disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; "the pacific
         temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice
         rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in
         a peaceable and orderly manner" [syn: peaceable]
      n : the largest ocean in the world [syn: Pacific Ocean]