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pacification (1375)

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[ FEW: 7,460a pacificare; Gdf: 5,682a pacification; GdfC: 10,253a pacification; TL: ; DEAF:  pacefier (pacification); DMF:  pacification; TLF:  pacification; OED:  pacification n.; MED:  pacificacioun n.; DMLBS: ]

The classical Latin form pacificatio appears to have been unattested in British medieval Latin, though such a form is attested by Lewis and Short.


1lawpacification, the action or process of pacifying, rendering peaceful ( a person, country, etc.)
( 1375 )  Toutes compositions, transactions, pacifications, et accors, de valler, afforcer, et asseurer par lettres, par foy, et par serement, a donner en l'alme de nous, et tout autre serement loisible, que mestier serra en cas devantdit  iii 1027
( 1514 )  la paine que vous avez prinse pour la pacifficacion et appaisement des differens qui povoyent estre entre nous  541
paciffique  pacifier 
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