appease
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appease(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to calm)
a. apaciguar
All of my attempts to appease my colleague after his rant failed and he left in a huff.Todos los intentos de apaciguar a mi colega después de su diatriba fracasaron y se marchó enojado.
b. aplacar
The governor unsuccessfully tried to appease the anger voiced by the demonstrators.El gobernador intentó sin éxito aplacar la ira expresada por los manifestantes.
c. calmar
Peter gave in to his ex-wife's demands only to appease her and to avoid constant arguments.Peter cedió a todas las exigencias de su exmujer para calmarla y evitar las discusiones constantes.
2. (to conciliate)
a. contemporizar con
He chose his running mate to appease the party's radical wing.Escogió a su compañero de fórmula para contemporizar con el ala radicalizada del partido.
b. apaciguar
The British Prime Minister signed an agreement to appease Hitler, but failed to avert war.El primer ministro británico firmó un acuerdo para apaciguar a Hitler, pero no pudo evitar la guerra.
3. (to allay)
a. saciar
Our new restaurant has an extensive menu to choose from to appease your hunger.Nuestro nuevo restaurante ofrece un extenso menú del cual elegir para saciar el apetito.
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appease
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (anger)
a. aplacar, apaciguar
2. (person)
a. calmar, apaciguar
3. (politics)
a. contemporizar con
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appease [əˈpiːz]
transitive verb
1 (pacify) [+person] apaciguar; calmar; [+anger] aplacar
2 (satisfy) [+person] satisfacer; [+hunger] saciar; [+curiosity] satisfacer; saciar
3 (Pol) apaciguar; contemporizar con
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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