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English definition of “peaceful”

peaceful

adjective (NO VIOLENCE)    /ˈpiːs.fəl/
B2 without violence: peaceful demonstrators She hoped the different ethnic groups in the area could live together in peaceful co-existence.Peaceful and tranquilPeace peacefully     /-i/ adverb B2 He was back in her arms and she could once again sleep peacefully.Calm and relaxedPeaceful and tranquilPeace peacefulness     /-nəs/ noun [U] A kind of peacefulness overcame him as he stared up at the stars.Calm and relaxedPeaceful and tranquilPeace
(Definition of peaceful adjective (NO VIOLENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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