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noun [U]  us   /pis/

peace noun [U] (NO VIOLENCE)

(a period of) freedom from war or violence, esp. when people live and work together without violent disagreements: People don't like to think about spending money on the military in a time of peace. The country has been at peace for 25 years (= not involved in war during this period).

peace noun [U] (CALM)

calm and quiet; freedom from worry or annoyance: I need peace and quiet to study.
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