Associations to the word «Peacekeeping»


PEACEKEEPING, noun. The act of preserving peace, specifically between hostile groups or states, especially by a sanctioned military force. [from 17th c.]
PEACEKEEPING, noun. (as a noun modifier) (for example) a peacekeeping force.

Dictionary definition

PEACEKEEPING, noun. The activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations).
PEACEKEEPING, adjective. Of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin