peacekeeper


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peace·keep·er

 (pēs′kē′pər)
n.
1. One that preserves or promotes peace: the peacekeeper in the family.
2. A member of a usually armed force engaging in peacekeeping activities, often under international sanction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacekeeper - a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble areapeacekeeper - a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
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"
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.peacekeeper - someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family"
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
3.peacekeeper - the pistol of a law officer in the old West
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
Translations

peacekeeper

[ˈpiːsˌkiːpəʳ] N (Mil) → tropas fpl encargadas de mantener la paz
UN peacekeeperstropas fpl de las Naciones Unidas encargadas de mantener la paz

peacekeeper

[ˈpiːskiːpər] n (= soldier) → soldat(e) m/f de la paix
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UNITED NATIONS, Dhu-AlHijjah 15, 1435, Oct 9, 2014, SPA -- The United Nations says a peacekeeper has been killed in Central African Republic, according to AP.
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It studies a decade of research in different nations around the world with peacekeeping forces at work to consider civil -military relations and how armed forces are impacted and changed by peacekeeper efforts.
It studies a decade of research in different nations around the world with peacekeeping forces at work to consider civil-military relations and how armed forces are impacted and changed by peacekeeper efforts.
Summary: A French peacekeeper died on Tuesday when his vehicle toppled near the southern Lebanese border town of Kfarshouba
reviewed programs of instruction to cover training in command and staff operations, peacekeeper skills and specialty areas, such as medicine, engineering, communications and logistics.
He was the driving force behind the deployment of the Peacekeeper Missile in the 1980s.