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

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle