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To continue now would signal a policy of appeasement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This policy of appeasement goes wider than religious minorities. The Sun (2008)So far, a policy of appeasement has prevailed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She understood the damage that had been done to our country throughout the 20th century by the policy of appeasement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His support for appeasement echoed that of the rest of the royal family - and of most of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The support of the ruling classes for the Chamberlain policy of appeasement is much more difficult to cast in a good light. IN DEFENCE OF ARISTOCRACY (2004)They will not be removed by mere waiting to see what happens; nor will they be removed by a policy of appeasement. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)
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Used Occasionally. appeasement is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: appeasement NOUN
Appeasement means giving people what they want to prevent them from harming you or being angry with you.
He denied there is a policy of appeasement.
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