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peaceful

adjective uk   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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peaceful adjective (CALM)

B1 quiet and calm: a peaceful afternoon/place
peacefully
adverb uk   us   /-i/
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B2 He was back in her arms and she could once again sleep peacefully.
peacefulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
A kind of peacefulness overcame him as he stared up at the stars.
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