Pacification

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Pacification may refer to:

The restoration of peace through a declaration or peace treaty:

  • Pacification of Ghent, an alliance of several provinces of the Netherlands signed on November 8, 1576
  • Treaty of Berwick (1639), or Pacification of Berwick, signed on June 18, 1639 between England and Scotland
  • Pacification sejm, one of several sessions of the Sejm, especially the one in 1736 concluding the civil war in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • Pacification of 1917, between religious and secular sects in the Netherlands

A military or police action:

A military, political, economic, and social process of establishing or reestablishing control by a government over a population impacted and divided by insurgency.

A policing, military, political, economic, and social process of establishing or reestablishing control by a government over a population impacted by violent crime.

Other meanings: