Example sentences for: pacification

How can you use “pacification” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The process of pacification and conversion to the Christian faith had taken almost a century of bloody guerilla warfare with thousands of casualties, sustained mainly on the brave but ill-equipped Guanche side.

  • In Australia, the Sydney Morning Herald Friday welcomed the U.N.-brokered agreement on self-determination for the people of East Timor but expressed doubts about the policing of next August's referendum by the Indonesian army, "which invaded East Timor, forcibly annexed the territory, and has maintained a policy of brutal pacification" there.

  • His pacification program brought security and a better economy to rural areas.

  • The decoders knew something about Nazi terminology by then, so they understood that "special duties" or "pacification" meant something much worse than relocation.

  • This "pacification" has killed many Chechen guerrillas and civilians and has turned most of the survivors into refugees.


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