placate

placate(
pley
-
keyt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. aplacar
Angela tried to placate her angry neighbor, but he was really mad at her.Angela trató de aplacar a su iracundo vecino, pero él estaba furioso con ella.
b. apaciguar
The president tried to placate his critics by changing the name of the controversial policy.El presidente intentó apaciguar a sus críticos cambiando el nombre de la medida polémica.
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placate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. aplacar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
placate [pləˈkeɪt]
transitive verb
aplacar; apaciguar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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