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

 pac·i·fi·ca·tion /ˌpæsəfəˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·cif·i·ca·tion n.  The act or process of pacifying, or of making peace between parties at variance; reconciliation. “An embassy of pacification.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn: mollification]
      2: a treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th"
         [syn: peace, peace treaty]
      3: actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency [syn: counterinsurgency]