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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The activity of pacifying people or a country by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations).

Usage examples (38)
  • A peacekeeping force
  • This is not a long-term peacekeeping commitment in Rwanda.
  • You can't use the word peacekeeping, apparently, it has been banned in the Pentagon.
  • Along the same lines, I wonder if Canada should be so deeply involved in peacekeeping operations. for more
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