[pees-kee-ping] /ˈpisˌki pɪŋ/
the maintenance of international and security by the deployment of military forces in a particular area:
the United Nations’ efforts toward peacekeeping.
an instance of this.
for or pertaining to peacekeeping:
also peacekeeping, 1961 in the international sense, from peace + keeping, verbal noun from keep (v.). Earlier “preservation of law and order” (mid-15c.). Related: Peace-keeper (1570s).
noun 1. . [spey-th uh-fil-uh m, -thuh-, spath-uh-] /ˌspeɪ ðəˈfɪl əm, -θə-, ˌspæθ ə-/ noun 1. any of various tropical plants of the genus Spathiphyllum, having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental.
[pees-mey-ker] /ˈpisˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person, group, or nation that tries to make , especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight. /ˈpiːsˌmeɪkə/ noun 1. a person who establishes peace, esp between others n. early 15c., from peace + maker.
One of the IGC networks. PeaceNet serves peace and social justice advocates around the world in such areas as human rights, disarmament, and international relations. A number of alternative news services provide a range of information about these and other topics from around the world. E-mail: . (ftp://igc.apc.org/).
noun 1. an active program, policy, propaganda campaign, etc., by a national government for the purpose of terminating a war or period of hostility, lessening international tensions, or promoting peaceful cooperation with other nations.