Share this entry
peace movement Line breaks: peace move|ment

Definition of peace movement in English:


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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources