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peace

noun [U] (NO VIOLENCE)    /piːs/
B2 freedom from war and violence , especially when people live and work together happily without disagreements : peace talks / proposals a peace conference / initiative Now that the war is over may there be a lasting peace between our nations . Peace lasted in Europe for just over 20 years after 1918 before war broke out again. She's very good at keeping (the) peace within the family . The police act on the public's behalf to keep the peace. Stop fighting you two - shake hands and make ( your ) peace (with each other)!WarPeace
(Definition of peace noun (NO VIOLENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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