Meaning of PEACE in English

PEACE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a haven of peace/tranquillity/calm

In the middle of the city, this garden is a haven of tranquillity.

a peace agreement (= a permanent agreement to stop fighting )

The five countries in the region signed a peace agreement.

a peace deal (= an agreement to end fighting between countries )

Hopes of a peace deal are fading.

a peace plan

Both sides have agreed to implement the UN peace plan.

a peace proposal (= a plan to achieve peace )

The Israeli government responded positively to the US peace proposals.

a peace rally

CND are organising a massive Peace Rally on the second Sunday in July.

a peace settlement (= one which ends a war )

Hopes of a peace settlement receded.

a peace treaty

Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel.

a peace/climate/sales etc conference

an international climate conference in Sweden

an uneasy peace

There was an uneasy peace in the region for nearly three years before the conflict flared up again.

bring peace/war

The treaty brought peace to both England and France.

Justice of the Peace

lasting peace

a solution that would bring lasting peace

leave sb in peace (= go away from someone so that they can think, work etc alone )

Just a few more questions, then we’ll leave you in peace.

live in peace/poverty etc

The people in this country just want to live in peace.

People should not live in fear of crime.

We live in hope that a cure will be found.

peace and harmony

We must stop these disagreements in the interests of peace and harmony.

peace and quiet

I’ve had an awful day – now I just want some peace and quiet .

peace dividend

peace offering

peace pipe

peace talks

All four Arab delegations walked out of the Middle East peace talks yesterday.

peace/human rights etc monitors

The UN is sending peace monitors to the area.

peace/trade etc negotiations

A new round of global trade negotiations is due to start next week.

pipe of peace

protest/civil rights/peace etc march

I went on a lot of peace marches when I was a student.

rest in peace (= often written on a grave )

restore peace

initiatives to restore peace in the Middle East

the peace process

They are frustrated with the lack of progress in the peace process.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

inner

What followed was a delight - an inner peace .

Like other Whole Being participants, Roujansky said she relishes the inner peace fostered by the retreat.

His reactions caused him pleasure, fury, deep repose or inner peace .

Those Buddhists do not give me inner peace .

Its greatest enemy is inner peace .

I think I lacked inner peace .

I saw centuries of craving for inner peace in those little figures.

When we observe the Ego instead of taking it seriously, we find inner peace .

international

For the pacifist mainstream, however, the threatened industrial explosion fed nightmares of social collapse rather than dreams of international peace .

But that review did not anticipate the additional burdens placed on our military in the past few years by international peace operations.

Because of international insistence on it, Resolution 242 is undoubtedly the entry ticket to an international peace conference.

Unilateral State intervention in the absence of an authoritative decision can promote international disorder and disrupt international peace and security.

middle

President Bill Clinton remained involved in Middle East peace efforts until the last days of his administration.

S.-sponsored Middle East peace process appeared to be on track.

Mr. Janner I am sure that the Secretary of State recognises the sensitivities of the middle east peace process.

uneasy

So complete was this victory that it ensured a kind of uneasy peace for nearly three years.

There was a strange, uneasy peace in the city.

After the devastation an uneasy peace settled over the Empire.

With an uneasy peace prevailing along the border the international community launched a series of missions to defuse the crisis.

But now the ship was almost ready and though the uneasy peace remained intact, soon it would be broken.

■ NOUN

accord

Husseini was somewhat sidelined by the dramatic announcement of the secret Oslo peace accords in August 1993.

S.-sponsored Dayton peace accord ended the killing in Bosnia, the Clinton administration is discovering how right he was.

It is a result that will no doubt call into question the viability of the 1995 Dayton peace accords .

National elections called for under the peace accord are expected to place around Sept. 1.

Despite October's United Nations-brokered peace accord , landmines still maim about 300 people every month.

For the first year of the Dayton peace accords , international attention centered on Bosnia.

agreement

Indeed, the Prime Minister sent a message of congratulation to President Christiani when the peace agreement was reached.

S.-brokered peace agreement in Bosnia as 2. 9 million people prepare to vote in national elections scheduled Saturday.

A peace agreement was signed in Lusaka in 1999, but never implemented.

S.-brokered peace agreement suspended the bloodshed.

After seven hours of talks it was announced that they had signed a peace agreement .

The issue now is to ensure that the ceasefire turns into a lasting peace agreement .

campaigner

Right-On movements such as the feminists and the peace campaigners evolved complicated systems to ensure this happened.

The movement attracted widespread support from peace campaigners .

Today to mark that anniversary a veteran peace campaigner cut through the base fence.

Read in studio A peace campaigner has appeared in court charged with criminal damage.

John Bugg died in January and peace campaigners have now named the path in his memory.

During their trip, they also met world-famous peace campaigner Gordon Wilson, whose daughter Marie died in the Enniskillen massacre.

conference

April/May 1990: Paris peace conference reconvenes.

Thus everything went smoothly when the peace conference reconvened at Michaelmas at Montlouis, between Tours and Amboise.

This first session dealt mainly with co-operation between the two countries at the forthcoming Middle East peace conference .

The peace conference in Madrid seems to me to subsume all past resolutions.

In his view peace conferences were a waste of time; the old elm had outlived its usefulness.

Because of international insistence on it, Resolution 242 is undoubtedly the entry ticket to an international peace conference .

Soon Richard and Philip were in agreement and, at the Duke's insistence, a fresh peace conference was arranged.

His proposals also called for an international peace conference on the Middle East.

deal

It may be here that Mr Pastrana's best hopes of ending his term with a peace deal lie.

Under the peace deal , men of military age should be allowed to cross the former front line boulevard starting next week.

Both are leftwing groups that control large zones of the countryside after temporary peace deals with President Pastrana.

He almost single-handedly brokered a peace deal with secessionist rebels in Chechnya last fall, thereby ending an inordinately bloody war.

dividend

He mumbles some nonsense about clowns being the cause of peace - perhaps the money for the convention is the peace dividend ?

But the base is about to become a casualty of the peace dividend .

But Cheltenham has been hit by the recession, the signs are there, fuelled in part by the so-called peace dividend .

The peace dividend has contributed to thousands of job cuts at defence contractors like Dowty group and Smiths industries.

east

President Bill Clinton remained involved in Middle East peace efforts until the last days of his administration.

The Middle East peace process was stalemated; negotiations were stymied.

Mr. Janner I am sure that the Secretary of State recognises the sensitivities of the middle east peace process.

effort

The Clinton team did, as a flurry of recent revisionist accounts of the Camp David peace effort last summer shows.

S.-led peace effort .

We pray for these and other peace efforts .

S.-brokered peace efforts in the Middle East and Northern Ireland.

They also promised to continue to back his peace efforts .

President Bill Clinton remained involved in Middle East peace efforts until the last days of his administration.

Relations were already strained as a result of Likud's approach to US-sponsored Middle East peace effort .

We need increased levels of humanitarian and development aid across the region, and the promotion of grassroots peace efforts .

initiative

With Vance, he was to co-chair the UN-EC peace initiative .

Britain and Ireland announce a new peace initiative that would separate political talks from the disarmament issue.

Resolution 242 became the corner-stone of almost every peace initiative that followed.

Local peace initiative activities were themselves the targets of violence attacks.

As the months went by and peace initiatives came and went, the situation on the border became increasingly tense.

movement

Indeed when the hope finally collapsed, in the first six months of 1939, the peace movement collapsed with it.

In their latest incarnation, these cheerful blooms have lost their association with the peace movement .

Early in 1915 most of the younger activists resigned in order to devote their energies to developing a women's peace movement .

If Peres and Labor are defeated, the Likud Party has vowed to put the brakes on the peace movement .

This in turn raises a series of further issues about rights of crucial importance to the peace movement .

The idea that the peace movement was responsible for the National Government's policy of appeasement will not withstand examination.

The peace movement and the criminal law None of these protests proved of any avail.

Campbell's argument would imply a strategy for the peace movement that is heavily law-based, or at least centred on legal institutions.

negotiation

Rowland had assisted in peace negotiations from 1984.

Although further peace negotiations were scheduled for the latter half of 1991, the situation remained unresolved.

The move was conceivably intended to thwart peace negotiations conducted by the archbishop of Canterbury.

It was announced on Feb. 25 that a ceasefire had been agreed in principle as a prelude to full peace negotiations .

Intensified diplomatic activity from mid-June around the possibility of peace negotiations had not inspired much optimistic comment.

plan

While the government-in-exile headed by Sawyer proposed to send representatives to Monrovia to discuss its peace plan , the military conflict continued.

Sierra Leone is a matter of a bad peace plan and bad military organisation on the ground.

process

This superbly staged meeting between the two heads of state did little to further the peace process in the Middle East.

Some introduced measures in Congress to prevent Washington from helping move the peace process forward.

This is the essence of a reasonable peace process .

Mr Trimble is a vital part ofthe peace process .

However, two important developments occurred to derail the peace process .

I agree with him about the irreversibility of the peace process .

We strongly support the peace process in the Middle East.

This international acceptance was emphatically less the result of the peace process than of the Uprising.

settlement

He found it hard enough to persuade senior officers to go along with the peace settlement .

The tentative discussions in Washington towards a peace settlement are now irrelevant.

It was an essential part of the peace settlement package but has a wider significance than just between the parties.

The Soviet leadership appeared concerned that it should ensure for itself a role in any future Middle East peace settlement .

treaty

Abetted by her husband, she refused to countenance the renunciations which Henry was to make in the peace treaty .

In the spring of 1950 decisions were reached in Washington that at last pointed the way forward towards a peace treaty .

It is the first of several accords that are expected to culminate in a peace treaty to formally end the Chiapas conflict.

world

Independent means gave her the opportunity to devote her life to social causes and world peace .

But Roosevelt believed that world peace required small countries to cease their trouble-making.

After one hundred days of world peace , all surviving were to put it mildly, a little bothered and regretful.

Those from the late 1970s look like advertisements for world peace .

At home, Mami and my sisters and I said a rosary for world peace .

All these developments, reinforced by a stretch of world peace , brought about a great surge in travel.

The lofty but toothless declarations on behalf of world peace and brotherhood of man were gone.

■ VERB

bring

That brings peace to our inner conscience.

What kind of love was theirs, that it brought strife instead of peace ?

That brings peace to us in the midst of our outward circumstances.

But it will take more than words to bring peace back to the Middle East.

It's hard to see how any of these options brings peace closer.

Beauty leads us on, Harvey, and for some of us presumably it brings satisfaction; peace .

There seems to be only one feasible solution that could bring lasting peace .

Hiring a private nurse or nurse's aide brings peace of mind to patients and their families, say its proponents.

disturb

Kenneth Jackson's crooning struck a wrong note with police who arrested him for allegedly disturbing the peace .

Unfortunately, thoughts of the future Mrs Blue occasionally disturb his growing peace of mind.

Riders heard disturbing the peace will have their registrations noted, and these will then be passed on to the police.

When she none the less returned to school, the board president had her arrested for disturbing the peace .

It disturbed his peace of mind.

I was also frightened that she wrote to accuse me of disturbing her peace .

She promised herself never again to disturb the peace of this man's life.

find

So I have to ask you to leave me to find my peace again.

As one biographer reports, it almost killed him, but he found no peace until he had finished every last one.

That was all I needed ... just when I had found a little peace at last.

AsIread during the next few weeks, I began to find the most amazing peace .

Going out into the night George Grindal also hoped to find peace .

You must, in short, become a born-again consumer, redeem yourself, and find peace .

May we find an inner peace and happiness which is beyond the price of money.

He was finding scant peace in his own home these days.

keep

Blue-helmet blues United Nations forces sometimes have to fight to keep the peace .

To show the world that the United States does not want reunification, it is necessary to keep making new peace proposals.

He protested to Theo at one point that he was trying hard to keep the peace - but how hard?

Some conditions, nevertheless, did contribute toward keeping the peace .

Even so, she wanted to keep the peace so she said nothing when she got indoors.

Carrillo managed to keep the peace and promote cooperation among rival drug bosses.

But Kate knew when enough was enough so she kept her peace .

Callaghan not unreasonably claimed in his memoirs that the Tories won the Falklands War but that Labour had kept the peace .

last

Unless these conditions are met, there is no hope of lasting peace in the Middle East.

None of the dreams of lasting peace in Northern Ireland have yet come true.

A lasting peace requires the slate to be wiped clean.

The issue now is to ensure that the ceasefire turns into a lasting peace agreement.

Is Corsica ready to seize the chance of lasting peace ?

leave

The lawyer for the three men cleared says they should now be left in peace .

But the fat lady left me in peace .

And now at least he'd be left in peace to get on with some real work.

Please, Franklin concluded, do not publish that paragraph; he wanted to leave this world at peace with the sects.

They fail to observe the right of the dead to be left in peace .

Did he sense she may be willing to back off and leave him in peace ?

So he's staying in sunny California, where punters leave him in peace .

We thought that if women wanted to know about separatism they could read this, and then leave us in peace .

live

We remember the past as something bitter, but we are going to create conditions for two communities to live in peace .

Voltaire was wrong, of course, about the degree to which the multitude would live in happiness and peace .

Or, more to the point, how they could live in peace and make money.

You have to live in war and peace the same way.

The other principle is the right of every state in the area to live in peace within secure and recognised borders.

Now Aladdin and his wife lived in peace , and when the old sultan died, Aladdin ruled.

It would be impossible for the affluent to live in peace if conflict after conflict exploded in the third world.

He has certain guarantees to live in peace in Cuernavaca.

make

Before Nina dies she and Gael again make peace , she repents her sins, and Gael vows to rewrite his novel.

You see, gentlemen, my position is simply to invite the two nations to come together to make peace .

Was it really too late to go back - to make her peace with Mach?

The national-greatness conservatives, as represented by Kristol and Brooks, make their peace with big government.

It was probably not long after this that they made their peace with the Yorkists and entered Gloucester's service.

In making peace , we are one people.

We're willing to make peace if we can all agree.

However, with his defeat at Puebla, the moderates secured a majority in Congress and determined to make peace .

negotiate

From now on Mr Trimble can negotiate peace only under two, severe constraints.

The outcome might then have been a negotiated peace or, at best, a military stalemate, he contends.

The discredited army came under popular pressure to step aside and allow an elected civilian to negotiate a peace process.

Kornblum helped negotiate the peace agreement signed in Dayton, Ohio, last November, which included a 16-page constitution.

rest

But resting in peace is not always easy.

They need to find the killers of Peter and Gwenda so they can rest in peace .

For Tony, that he may rest in peace , and for his family for their strengthening and peace.

Ashamed of your old man, want the whole gruesome mess to rest in peace ?

So much for the residents being allowed to rest in peace .

But the pensioners won't let him rest in peace .

This he would find touching beyond anything: Sien brought to rest , at peace in a thrilling silence.

He was buried in Auchinleck kirkyard but, even in death, he was not allowed to rest in peace .

restore

Sometimes you're treated like some one who might be able to restore peace there, sometimes like a mere diamond trafficker.

Let us strike the blow which is to restore peace and union to this distracted land.

Even the acquittal pronounced by Athena had not restored to him his peace of mind.

sign

The fact that the government was willing to sign a new peace agreement was its concession.

Insurgents'; but in 1782 the latter signed a secret peace with Britain, abandoning their allies.

On May 21 Haqqani announced that Masud and Hekmatyar had agreed upon, but not signed , a five-point peace pact.

After seven hours of talks it was announced that they had signed a peace agreement.

sue

But Richard was in no mood to sue for peace .

She was compelled to sue for peace and under the terms of the Treaty of Paris was disarmed on the Black Sea.

They are prepared to sue for peace .

want

Baldwin's task, if he wanted peace , was to prevent this sector from flaring into conflict.

Like many in my generation, I wanted to believe that peace could come from perfect breathing.

If you want to starve in peace .

What she wanted was perfect peace .

Even so, she wanted to keep the peace so she said nothing when she got indoors.

But even if it's just darkness I want that peace .

Why did he want to hold his peace ?

All they wanted was the peace of defeat.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a road map to peace

breach of the peace

It must also be remembered that the fundamental duty imposed on the police is to prevent a breach of the peace.

Novinpoor admitted conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace and was bound over.

Sometimes, the prospect of a breach of the peace may form the basis of pre-planned preventive action.

To begin with, there was no evidence from either of the policemen concerned that he feared a breach of the peace.

What factors may the policeman take into account in deciding whether or not a breach of the peace is likely?

disturb the peace

Foreigners are seen to contaminate their precious homogeneity and disturb the peace.

Here a total sense of calm prevails and only church bells disturb the peace.

In 1668 he found himself in gaol once again, this time on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Kenneth Jackson's crooning struck a wrong note with police who arrested him for allegedly disturbing the peace.

Riders heard disturbing the peace will have their registrations noted, and these will then be passed on to the police.

She promised herself never again to disturb the peace of this man's life.

The accused batterer was fined $ 150 for disturbing the peace.

When she none the less returned to school, the board president had her arrested for disturbing the peace.

shatter the silence/peace

sue for peace

They had hoped to force the North to sue for peace.

But Richard was in no mood to sue for peace.

She was compelled to sue for peace and under the terms of the Treaty of Paris was disarmed on the Black Sea.

They are prepared to sue for peace.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All her life she'd been an active member of the peace movement.

Can't we just have peace in the family?

In 1648 the Peace of Westphalia ended the 30 Years War.

It was a dangerous situation that threatened world peace .

More than 250,000 people died before a peace agreement was reached.

Now go away and let me get on with my work in peace .

Residents say that the new development would shatter the peace of their area.

Some of these children have never known a time of peace .

the Middle East peace process

the search for inner peace

The United States urged Moscow and the rebels to resume peace talks.

There has been peace in the region for six years now.

They've gone to the countryside for some peace and quiet.

Top footballer Bobby Mimms loves coming back to the peace of his home village in North Yorkshire.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

For the first time in days Hilary felt at peace , the hurt and pain pushed aside for a while.

Once again, by failing to opt clearly enough for peace , he seems to have opted for war.

The drawings with their restrained colours give a feeling of peace and contemplation.

They have no bearing on postwar peace and stability in the area or stopping some other middle-sized gangster swallowing a weaker neighbour.

What anthropologists stressed was that the State brought safety for the individual, peace , and the rule of law.

Why does peace come into Paul's concern for others?

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