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Definition: to calm down, appease, soothe

Sa voix a apaisé le chien - His voice calmed the dog down

L'allaitement maternel apaise la mère et l'enfant - Breast-feeding soothes both mother and child

Related: apaisé (adj) - soothed, calmed, appeased; apaisant (adj) - soothing, concialiatory; apaisement (m noun) - appeasement, reassurance, relief

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Pronunciation: [a peh zay]Audio Link
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