peacekeeping

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peace·keep·ing

 (pēs′kē′pĭng)
adj.
Of or relating to the preservation of peace, especially the supervision by international forces of a truce between hostile nations.

peace′keep′ing n.

peacekeeping

(ˈpiːsˌkiːpɪŋ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the maintenance of peace, esp the prevention of further fighting between hostile forces in an area
b. (as modifier): a UN peacekeeping force.
ˈpeaceˌkeeper n

peace•keep•ing

(ˈpisˌki pɪŋ)

n.
1. the maintenance of international peace and security, as by the enforcement of a truce.
adj.
2. for or pertaining to peacekeeping.
[1960–65]
peace′keep`er, n.

peacekeeping

Military operations undertaken with the consent of all major parties to a dispute, designed to monitor and facilitate implementation of an agreement (ceasefire, truce, or other such agreement) and support diplomatic efforts to reach a long-term political settlement. See also peace building; peace enforcement; peacemaking; peace operations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacekeeping - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Adj.1.peacekeeping - of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force"
Translations

peacekeeping

[ˈpiːskiːpɪŋ] nmaintien m de la paixpeacekeeping force nforce f de maintien de la paix

peacekeeping

[ˈpiːsˌkiːpɪŋ]
1. adj (operation, force) → di pace
2. nmantenimento della pace
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Earlier, Ahmad Fawzi, Spokesman for the UN Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi dismissed that Brahimi is setting a plan to deploy an international peacekeeping force in Syria, as the Sunday Telegraph reported earlier.
Voice of Israel radio reported that the commander of the UN's peacekeeping force along the Israeli-Syrian border confirmed Israel's claims and said that Syria had indeed seriously breached the armistice accord.
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LEFKOSA, Jun 17, 2011 (TUR) -- Foreign minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said on Friday that mandate of United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) was extended for another six months with the approval of Greek Cypriot administration's title of so-called Cyprus government.