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Definition of "pacific" [pa•cif•ic•pacific]

  • Tending to diminish or put an end to conflict; appeasing. (adjective)
  • Of a peaceful nature; tranquil. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pacific" in a sentence
  • "It could be very significant, however, but they don't anticipate that it's going to be moving out throughout the pacific, and so it won't be what we call a pacific wide tsunami."
  • "So with warships he and his allies established what he called a pacific blockade on Venezuelan ports."
  • "So, which is it, global warming causeing snow storms on the east coast or unusually warm weather in pacific North West?"