Translation of peace in Spanish:

peace

Pronunciation: /piːs/

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  • 1 1.1 u paz (f) they live in o at peace with their neighbors viven en paz con sus vecinos the two nations have been at peace for years hace años que las dos naciones viven en paz to be at peace with oneself [literario/literary] estar* en paz consigo mismo to be at peace with the world estar* satisfecho de la vida to make peace with sb hacer* las paces con algn they made their peace after their mother's death hicieron las paces tras la muerte de su madre (before n) para la paz; [proposal/initiative] de paz; [march/campaign] por la paz peace conference conferencia (f) de paz peace envoy enviado, -da (m,f) de paz the peace movement el movimiento pacifista peace offering [Relig] sacrificio (m) propiciatorio he brought her flowers as a peace offering le trajo flores en señal de reconciliación peace process proceso (m) de paz peace settlement acuerdo (m) de paz peace studies estudios (mpl) de or para la paz peace talks negociaciones (fpl) or conversaciones (fpl) por la paz peace treaty tratado (m) de paz 1.2 c (treaty) paz (f) the Peace of Ryswick la Paz de Ryswick
  • 2 [Law] to keep the peace [police/troops] mantener* el orden to breach o (BrE) disturb the peace alterar el orden público
  • 3 (quiet, tranquillity) paz (f) the peace and quiet of the countryside la paz y tranquilidad del campo I went to the library for some peace and quiet me fui a la biblioteca para poder estar tranquilo the peace of mind that comes with old age la serenidad que da la edad I turned off the gas for my own peace of mind apagué el gas para quedarme tranquilo to be at peace descansar en paz rest in peace que en paz descanse let me finish this in peace déjame acabar esto en paz let me have a bit of peace déjame tranquilo or en paz un momento he won't give you any peace until he's got what he wants no te va a dejar tranquila or en paz hasta que no se salga con la suya to hold one's peace [frml & arch] guardar silencio speak now or forever hold your peace que hable ahora o que calle para siempre

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