Pacific definition

-ĭ-kəl
Of a peaceful nature; tranquil.
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Pacific is defined as the ocean off the coast of California.

An example of pacific is the Pacific Ocean.

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Of or concerning countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, especially those of Asia and North America.
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The definition of pacific is the ocean off of California, or peaceful and tranquil.

An example of something Pacific are the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

An example of something pacific is a lullaby.

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The Pacific Ocean.
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Of, in, or near the Pacific Ocean.
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Of, on, or near the western coast of the United States.
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Making or tending to make peace; appeasing; conciliatory.
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The Pacific Ocean.
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Related to the Pacific Ocean.
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Tending to diminish or put an end to conflict; appeasing.
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Of a peaceful nature or disposition; not warlike; mild; tranquil; calm.
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Of, in, on, or near the Pacific Ocean.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of pacific - pacifical

Origin of pacific

  • French pacifique from Old French pacifice from Latin pācificus pāx pāc- peace pag- in Indo-European roots -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pācificus "peace-making"

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle French pacifique.

    From Wiktionary