appeasement

əˈpi:zmənt сущ.
1) успокоение, умиротворение;
удовлетворение He has no pleasure in witnessing suffering, he cannot derive the least appeasement from it. ≈ Он не испытывал никакого удовольствия, наблюдая за чьими-либо страданиями, и не получал ни малейшего удовлетворения от этого. The Comedies always ended to the joy and appeasement of all parties. ≈ Комедии всегда заканчивались к радости и удовлетворению всех сторон.
2) утоление (голода, жажды и т. п.) , облегчение (боли и т. п.) It is altogether different to feel hunger and thirst, as states of pain, and to desire or will their appeasement. ≈ Испытывать боль от голода или жажды или желать утолить их - две совершенно разные вещи.
3) (обыкн. в политике) потакание, попустительство;
уступки The policy of international appeasement must of course be pressed forward. ≈ Политика международных уступок безусловно должна активно развиваться. policy of appeasementполитика попустительства агрессору
умиротворение политика умиротворения (агрессора) утоление (голода) облегчение (боли)
appeasement умиротворение ;
a policy of appeasement политика попустительства агрессору
appeasement умиротворение ;
a policy of appeasement политика попустительства агрессору

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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