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  1. placate

    • IPA[pləˈkeɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      make (someone) less angry or hostile
    • verb: placate, 3rd person present: placates, gerund or present participle: placating, past tense: placated, past participle: placated

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    動詞

    • 1. make (someone) less angry or hostile they attempted to placate the students with promises
    • adj.
      intended to make someone less angry or hostile: David put his hands up in a placating gesture

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      intended to make someone less angry or hostile: David put his hands up in a placating gesture

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈplākāt]

    美式

    • v.
      make (someone) less angry or hostile: they attempted to placate the students with promises

    Oxford American Dictionary