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1masculine apaciguamientomasculine aplacamiento
- If that is not appeasement, I'd like to know what you call it.
- This is not a time for political accommodation or popular appeasement.
- I think that pacifism and appeasement are the politics of the naive and foolish.
- They're willing to play chicken, because they've been winning for more than a century, and our appeasements have only whetted their appetites for more concessions.
- I do not believe in vile acquittals, phony appeasements, easy forgiveness.
2Politicspolicy of appeasement — la política contemporizadora / de contemporización
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