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.
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".
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