Pacification may refer to:

;Making peace (even if used as a euphemism)
*Pacification of Berwick, signed on June 18, 1639 between England and Scotland
*Pacification Sejm, a session of the Sejm in 1736 concluding the civil war in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
*Cuban Pacification (1906 - 1909), the United States occupation of Cuba following the Spanish-American War; see Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
*Pacification of Manchukuo, a campaign during the Second Sino-Japanese War which took place from March 1932 until 1941
*Pacification operations in German-occupied Poland, the use of German military force to suppress Polish resistance during World War II
*Pacification of the Araucanía (1861–1883), the Chilean term for the actions which led to the incorporation of Araucanía into Chile
*Pacification of Ghent, an alliance of several provinces of the Netherlands signed on November 8, 1576
*Pacification of 1918, between religious and secular sects in the Netherlands
*Pacification of Castile, the re-establishment of Catholic Monarchs' rule in 15th Century Spain
*Pacification of Wujek, a strike-breaking action by the communist forces against miners in Katowice, Poland, on December 16, 1981

*"Violent Pacification", an album by Dirty Rotten Imbeciles

ee also

* Peace Treaty
* Peace
* Pacifier

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  • pacification — [ pasifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1450; lat. pacificatio ♦ Action de pacifier. « Cette pacification du Maroc avait été obtenue autant par la persuasion que par la force » (Maurois). Politique, mesures de pacification. ♢ Fait de ramener le calme, la paix.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pacification — [pas΄ə fi kā′shən] n. 〚Fr < L pacificatio〛 a pacifying or being pacified * * * pac·i·fi·ca·tion (păs ə fĭ kāʹshən) n. 1. The act of pacifying or the condition of being pacified; appeasement. 2. a. Reduction, as of a rebellious district, to… …   Universalium

  • pacification — Pacification. subst. f. v. Restablissement de la paix. Edit de pacification. travailler à la pacification des troubles, la pacification des differends …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Pacification — Pa*cif i*ca tion, n. [L. pacificatio: cf. F. pacification. See {Pacify}.] The act or process of pacifying, or of making peace between parties at variance; reconciliation. An embassy of pacification. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pacification — (n.) a setting at peace, early 15c., from O.Fr. pacification (15c.), from L. pacificationem (nom. pacificatio), noun of action from pp. stem of pacificare to pacify (see PACIFY (Cf. pacify)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pacification — Pacification, lat. deutsch, die Herstellung des Friedens oder der Ruhe, durch Güte oder Gewalt; pacificiren, beruhigen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • pacification — index conciliation, expiation, mollification, peace, reconciliation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pacification — [pas΄ə fi kā′shən] n. [Fr < L pacificatio] a pacifying or being pacified …   English World dictionary

  • pacification — (pa si fi ka sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. 1°   Rétablissement de la paix. La pacification de l Europe. La pacification des troubles. •   On tenterait vainement des pacifications sur les controverses, en présupposant qu il fallût changer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Pacification — La pacification est un terme du vocabulaire militaire et colonial. Après la conquête d un territoire, ou la déclaration de cette conquête, les rébellions peuvent remettre en cause l ordre du conquérant. Elles nécessitent une intervention armée… …   Wikipédia en Français

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