peace noun definition in Peacekeeping topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Peacekeeping topic
[uncountable, singular] a situation or a period of time in which there is no war or violence in a country or an area war and peace peace talks/negotiations The negotiators are trying to make peace between the warring factions. A UN force has been sent to keep the peace (= to prevent people from fighting). After years of war, the people long for a lasting peace. the Peace of Utrecht, 1713 (= the agreement ending the war) The two communities live together in peace. The countries have been at peace for more than a century. the peace movement (= that tries to prevent war by protesting, persuading politicians, etc.)

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