How to Pronounce pacifier?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pacifier" is [pˈasɪfˌa͡ɪ͡ə], [pˈasɪfˌa‍ɪ‍ə], [p_ˈa_s_ɪ_f_ˌaɪə].

"Pacifier" in context

A pacifier, also referred to as a dummy or soother, is a baby product usually made from rubber, silicone or plastic, designed to prevent babies from sucking their thumbs, fingers or fists. Pacifiers use a sucking action to soothe and comfort a baby which may be why it easily takes the place of a mother's breast. Pacifiers are known to have a calming influence on babies and toddlers and can reduce the amount of crying and fear, while influencing the development of jaws and teeth.

Pacifiers come in many different shapes, sizes, and designs with varied types of nipples.


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