Definitions

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  • adj. not pacified

Etymologies

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un- +‎ pacified

Examples

  • Somalia, Haiti and Florida remained unpacified by American power.

    1993: Nature's Hysterics, And More

  • It's basic counter-insurgency doctrine, it's plain common sense, that one cannot reconstruct an unpacified country.

    Development through combat

  • Fallujah is just one of the areas that was left unpacified and insecure in the rush to Baghdad, a strategy that was necessitated by the refusal to commit an adequate force for an effective occupation following the original invasion.

    So it's come to this...

  • Woorraddy was a member of the group, serving Robinson as a bush guide and a liaison to the unpacified tribes.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • And their insurgency is loose-knit enough for them to blend into societies like Fallujah, for instance -- which has been a loss for us for a long time -- but more importantly to other places, like Ba'qubah and Samarra, other Sunni areas that remain unpacified -- and set up fiefdoms, much like happened in both Pakistan and Afghanistan where we lose and Iraqi military loses control on the ground.

    CNN Transcript Jun 28, 2004

  • Now he had been offered the West, land of distances and sky, the place where the last unpacified aboriginal people dwelled.

    Comanche Moon

  • Even a king is vulnerable, and this had been an enemy town, and was still unpacified.

    One Corpse Too Many

  • He finally brought school-children and slaughtered them, but the blood being still unpacified, he exclaimed, 'Zachariah!

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • American merchantmen, except the simultaneous blockading with our sea forces of American ports, which can only be taken with heavy losses, while our fleet demonstrated the actual limited worth of the unpacified American colonies.

    Operations Upon the Sea A Study

  • The Indians in the South still remained unpacified and lawless.

    George Washington

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