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peace British & World English

Freedom from disturbance; tranquillity

no rest for the wicked British & World English

The speaker’s heavy workload or lack of tranquillity is due to their sinful life

at peace British & World English

Free from anxiety or distress

make peace British & World English

Re-establish friendly relations

peace camp British & World English

An informal encampment set up as a public protest against a military establishment or an aspect of military policy

Peace Corps British & World English

An organization sending young people to work as volunteers in developing countries

peace order British & World English

A court order offering protection to certain classes of person who are not eligible to petition for a protective order

peace pipe British & World English

A tobacco pipe offered and smoked as a token of peace among North American Indians

Peace River British & World English

A river that flows for 1,194 miles (1,923 km) from northern British Columbia into Alberta to the Slave River

peace sign British & World English

A sign of peace made by holding up the hand with palm out-turned and the first two fingers extended in a V-shape

peace talks British & World English

A conference or series of discussions aimed at ending hostilities

peace-loving British & World English

Inclined to avoid conflict or aggression; peaceable

peace officer British & World English

A civil officer appointed to preserve law and order, such as a sheriff or police officer

peace dividend British & World English

A sum of public money which becomes available for other purposes when spending on defence is reduced

peace movement British & World 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

peace offering British & World English

A propitiatory or conciliatory gift

keep the peace British & World English

Refrain or prevent others from disturbing civil order

ingeminate peace British & World English

Call repeatedly for peace

kiss of peace British & World English

A ceremonial kiss given or exchanged as a sign of unity, especially the act of kissing the consecrated elements during the Christian Eucharist

at peace in peace British & World English

Free from anxiety or distress

hold one's peace British & World English

Remain silent about something

Peace Garden State British & World English

Informal name for North Dakota.

Peace Pledge Union British & World English

A pacifist organization formed in 1936 and supported by a number of socialist writers and intellectuals including Bertrand Russell, Siegfried Sassoon, and Aldous Huxley

Prince of Peace British & World English

A title given to Jesus Christ (in allusion to Isa. 9:6)

Utrecht, Peace of British & World English

A series of treaties (1713–14) ending the War of the Spanish Succession. The disputed throne of Spain was given to the French Philip V, but the union of the French and Spanish thrones was forbidden. The House of Hanover succeeded to the British throne and the former Spanish territories in Italy were ceded to the Habsburgs

make peace in peace British & World English

Re-establish friendly relations

breach of the peace British & World English

Public disturbance, or an act considered likely to cause one

Justice of the Peace British & World English

(In the UK) a lay magistrate appointed to hear minor cases, grant licences, etc., in a town, county, or other local district

commission of the peace British & World English

The Justices of the Peace in a particular jurisdiction considered collectively

hold one's peace in peace British & World English

Remain silent about something

kiss of peace in kiss British & World English

A ceremonial kiss given or exchanged as a sign of unity, especially the act of kissing the consecrated elements during the Christian Eucharist

keep the peace in peace British & World English

Refrain or prevent others from disturbing civil order

breach of the peace in breach British & World English

Public disturbance, or an act considered likely to cause one

the peace in peace British & World English

A ceremonial handshake or kiss exchanged during a service in some Churches (now usually only in the Eucharist), symbolizing Christian love and unity

no rest for the wicked in wicked British & World English

The speaker’s heavy workload or lack of tranquillity is due to their sinful life

peacemaker British & World English

A person who brings about peace, especially by reconciling adversaries

peacemonger British & World English

A person who encourages or advocates peaceful conduct towards other nations or groups

peacetime British & World English

A period when a country is not at war

quiet British & World English

Freedom from disturbance or interruption by others

peacekeeping British & World English

The active maintenance of a truce between nations or communities, especially by an international military force

make one's peace in peace British & World English

Re-establish friendly relations

no peace for the wicked in peace British & World English

see no rest for the wicked at wicked.

peace English Thesaurus

can't a man get any peace around here?

peace English-Spanish

paz feminine

peace camp English-Spanish

campamento


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