Definition of peace movement in English:

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peace movement

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A broad movement opposed to preparations for war, especially a movement in Britain and western Europe attempting since the 1950s to bring about a reduction in or elimination of nuclear weapons.
Example sentences
  • He encourages the peace movement in Britain to continue the fight against these weapons of mass destruction.
  • He's been involved with the peace movement and the environmental movement.
  • The international peace movement needs to bring both to justice.

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