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peace-loving Line breaks: peace-loving

Definition of peace-loving in English:


Inclined to avoid conflict or aggression; peaceable: a peace-loving citizen
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  • Can we argue that democratic states are more peaceloving than authoritarian states?
  • Hannah was a gentle, peaceloving girl who was never able to cope with raised voices and certainly not any threat of violence.
  • His wife, Betty, earlier described her husband as eccentric but peaceloving and "not political at all."

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