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"peaceful" in British English

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peacefuladjective

uk   /ˈpiːs.fəl/ us   /ˈpiːs.fəl/
  • peaceful adjective (NO VIOLENCE)

B2 without violence: peaceful demonstrators She hoped the different ethnic groups in the area could live together in peaceful co-existence.

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adverb uk   /ˈpiːs.fəl.i/ us   /ˈpiːs.fəl.i/

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B2 He was back in her arms and she could once again sleep peacefully.
peacefulness
noun [U] uk   /ˈpiːs.fəl.nəs/ us   /ˈpiːs.fəl.nəs/
A kind of peacefulness overcame him as he stared up at the stars.
(Definition of peaceful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peaceful" in American English

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peacefuladjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈpis·fəl/
free from war or violence: The US is promoting a peaceful and rapid solution to the present crisis.
calm and quiet; free from worries or annoyances: It’s so peaceful by the lake.
peacefully
adverb [not gradable] us   /ˈpis·fə·li/
She died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 90.
peacefulness
noun [U] us   /ˈpis·fəl·nəs/
(Definition of peaceful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"peaceful" in Business English

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peacefuladjective

uk   /ˈpiːsfəl/ us  
not involving war or violence: peaceful demonstration/protest/resolution People have the right to a peaceful demonstration.
(Definition of peaceful from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“peaceful” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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